Secret Recording Escalates Feud Between Top GOP Officials

IDAHO FALLS – The chair of the Bonneville County Republican Central Committee released a secret video recording Thursday. Doyle Beck secretly recorded a conversation with Idaho State GOP Chair Steve Yates at Yates’ office in November.
The issue at hand is a group called The Idaho Prosperity Project, which Beck and Region 7 Chair Bryan Smith contend is trying to flip control of the Bonneville County Republican precincts.
Beck says Yates has “breached his fiduciary duty.” Yates says there is no Idaho Prosperity Project and he has never received any compensation. Yates says he was playing along with Beck’s “silly game” about an organization that does not exist. Video Transcript Here.