Todd Palin, husband of GOP vice-presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, is to be subpoenaed in the state investigation into whether his wife possibly abused the power in having her former brother-in-law fired.
Nicknamed the First Dude by his spouse's constituents, Todd Palin was one of 13 people who will be called to testify in the probe, according to a 3-2 decision by the Alaska State Judiciary Committee, according to reports.
Known as "Troopergate," the investigation got underway before Sarah Palin entered the national spotlight as John McCain's running mate.
Supporters and an attorney for Sarah Palin have called the probe politically motivated and have pushed for the matter to be handled by the three-member State Personnel Board, which is appointed by the Alaska Governor.
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