Justin Fairfax, Vanessa Tyson, ABC discussed on Noon Report with Rick Van Cise

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I'm Corwin Hake with the Washington senators warning another storm on the way, this could be a bad one. We'll talk about that coming up. Komo news time, twelve noon. From ABC news. I'm Scott Goldberg. It's been another crazy day in Virginia politics. Governor Ralph Northam is still in office after a racist photo from his medical school yearbook surfaced. And now the second in line to get his job if north leaves attorney general Mark herring has admitted that he wore black face to Halloween party in the nineteen eighties to look like a wrapper on top of that. We're learning more about the woman accusing the Lieutenant governor of sexual misconduct. Vanessa Tyson met Lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax at the two thousand four democratic national convention in Boston where she said he kissed her in a hotel room where they had gone to retrieve documents the kiss was consensual what happened next. She said was not Tyson said Fairfax grabbed her neck and forced her to perform oral sex on him. He has said the encounter was consensual despite what Tyson called her obvious distress Tyson. Now, a tenured professor at Scripps college in California said she buried the humiliation and shame for years, but decided to come forward as Fairfax became a possible successor to embattled Virginia governor north Aaron Katersky. ABC news, President Trump has nominated David Malpass ahead the World Bank. I knew the David was the right person to take this incredibly important mile past currently is the under secretary for international affairs at the treasury and has been critical of the World Bank in the past Michael Coen's, congressional testimony has been postponed. Once again, former Trump attorney and confidant Michael Cohen will now testify before a closed session of the. House intelligence committee on February twenty eighth rather than this Friday as originally planned chairman, Adam Schiff said the scheduling change was done quote in the interests of the investigation. ABC's alley Rogin in Milwaukee. A police officer has been killed in the line of duty the third officer in the last eight months is a lot to bear for an agency three deaths in such a short period of time. And so we're asking for prayer and support from all of our city residents. Assistant police chief Michael Brunson. You're listening to ABC news. Stay connected. Stay informed. Komo news..

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