Democratic Party of Virginia Justin Fairfax Accuser – Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax was accused of abusive assault, the Democratic Party of Virginia called on him to resign Saturday.
Democratic Party of Virginia Justin Fairfax Accuser:
The Democratic Party of Virginia said in a statement issued by party chair Susan Swecker that Fairfax “no longer has our confidence or support. He must resign.”credible nature” of the latest claims against Fairfax, “it has become clear that he can no longer fulfill the duties and responsibilities of his post.”
Democratic Party of Virginia statement calling for the resignation of Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax pic.twitter.com/9HILlhVEIx
— Virginia Democrats (@vademocrats) February 9, 2019
Justin Fairfax Allegations | Vanessa Tyson | Meredith Watson:
Two women alleged this week that Fairfax had abused them. While Fairfax has denied the accusations. While Justin Fairfax said Friday “I will clear my good name and I have nothing to hide. I have passed two full field background checks by the FBI and run for office in two highly contested elections with nothing like this being raised before,” Fairfax said in a statement. “It is obvious that a vicious and coordinated smear campaign is being orchestrated against me.”
Vanessa Tyson, a professor at Scripps College, who accused Fairfax of forcing her in a hotel room during the 2004 Democratic national convention in Boston. In college, Meredith Watson, went public on Friday describing how she was abused by Justin Fairfax.
Another accuser has just come forward to accuse Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of raping her in college pic.twitter.com/8HSBT3rq4B
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) February 8, 2019
National Democrats running for president in 2020 have spoken out too. Sens. Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand are all demanding that Fairfax resign.
The allegations by Dr. Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson are corroborated, painful stories of sexual assault and rape. It’s clear Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax should resign his office.
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) February 9, 2019
Justin Edward Fairfax was born February 17, 1979. He is an American politician and lawyer who has been serving since 2018 as the 41st Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. A member of the Democratic Party. His wife is named Cerina Fairfax.