Spanberger Statement on Governor Northam

Feb 01, 2019
Local Issues
Press

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today released the following statement on Virginia Governor Ralph Northam.

“The bigotry depicted in this photograph is appalling. There should always be serious consequences for actions that demean, intimidate, or threaten our African-American communities. Such conduct is unacceptable for any Virginian—whether occurring in the past, present, or future. Governor Northam must resign and fully acknowledge the painful past these images evoke. Bigotry has no place in Virginia.”

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