Fairfax Considers Run For Governor After Rape Accusations Make Him More Recognizable

The Daily Caller | 6/21/2019 | Staff
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Democratic Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax said he would consider a run for governor, claiming that recent scandals led to a rise in popularity.

The embattled politician, who earlier this year faced accusations of sexual misconduct from two women he knew decades earlier, made the comments at a roundtable discussion with reporters following his recent trip to England to meet the descendants of the family who freed his ancestors from slavery.

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“Many people a year ago would not have recognized me, now they really do,” Fairfax explained. “People come up to me at gas stations, they say, ‘Hey, we recognize you. We love you. We know what they are saying about you is false.'”

The lieutenant governor had kept a relatively low profile until a scandal involving yearbook photos, blackface and a KKK hood enveloped Democratic Virginia Governor Ralph Northam. When it began...
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