Where Your Speech Is Free And Your Comment Is King - Post A Link

THE NEWS COMMENTER

VOTE  (0)  (0)

Patrick Hope to launch impeachment of Justin Fairfax


Added 02-10-19 09:22:02pm EST - “A Democratic state lawmaker plans to introduce articles of impeachment Monday against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, who is accused of sexually assaulting two women during his 20s, stoking the political bonfire consuming Virginia's Democratic…” - Washingtontimes.com

CLICK TO SHARE

Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Patrick Hope to launch impeachment of Justin Fairfax”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Virginia Lt. governor claims he did nothing wrong and that he is the victim of a political 'smear'

RICHMOND — A Democratic state lawmaker plans to introduce articles of impeachment Monday against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, who is accused of sexually assaulting two women during his 20s, stoking the political bonfire consuming Virginia’s Democratic leadership.

Despite mounting resignation calls from fellow Democrats, Mr. Fairfax appeared determined to fight for his political future in potentially brutal hearings in a General Assembly where Republicans are in the majority.

“The one thing I want to make abundantly clear is that in both situations I knew at the time, and I know today, that the interactions were consensual,” Mr. Fairfax said in a statement.

His repeated claim that he did nothing wrong and that he was the victim of a political “smear” only emboldened his accusers, Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson, who announced they would publicly testify at impeachment hearings.

Read more...

Post a comment.

CLICK TO SHARE

BACK TO THE HOME-PAGE