Rogue operation? Mattiello testifies mailer blindsided him, and his chief of staff and a State House lawyer say they can’t remember who OK’d it – News – providencejournal.com

WARWICK — House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello on Thursday recalled being incensed to learn that a mailer from a failed Republican candidate endorsing him was sent to voters just before Election Day during a tight race in 2016.

“I was angry at the mailer,” Mattiello testified. “I thought that it was