Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, Governor Ralph Northam, Virginia discussed on Jim Bohannon

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Well, tonight, the top two leaders of the state of Virginia are both in a lot of hot water. The first problem came up, of course with governor. Ralph north had to address a racist photo taken in a nearly thirty five year old yearbook. Now, he is facing calls for his resignation. But then next line would be Virginia's Lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax who is fighting back against the sexual assault. Claim Sarah cider takes a look at both scandals after multiple meetings with his closest advisors and staff Virginia. Governor Ralph Northam says he needs more time to decide whether he'll stay in office or resign. According to a source north of underfire all weekend after the. Picture surface from his personal page in his nineteen Eighty-four medical school yearbook. It shows a man dressed in black bass and another in Ku Klux Klan regalia, which north says is not a picture of him. After initially saying the photo was of him though. He did not say which person he was. I was appalled that they appeared on my page. But I believe in and now that I am not either of the people in that photo. Another picture also surfaced of north and nineteen Eighty-one with the racist nicknamed Koon man below it which the democratic governor addressed at a press conference on Saturday. There were two individuals as best I can relax at VMI. They were year ahead of me. They called me Coon man, I don't know their motives are intent I know who they are. But that was the extent of that. And it ended up in the yearbook, and I regret that today. The man who would replace him. Lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax appeared in. Front of cameras for the first time since the scandal broke and unlike the long list of political heavyweights calling for Northerns resignation over the past three days. Fairfax took a more diplomatic tone. And I know that there are many.

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