Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax compares calls for his resignation to 'terror lynchings'

In the past month, two women have accused Fairfax of sexually assaulting them in the early 2000s.
1:11 | 02/24/19

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Transcript for Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax compares calls for his resignation to 'terror lynchings'
If we go backwards and rush to judgment. And we allow for. Political lynchings without. Any due process in the facts of the evidence being hurt. That I think we do a disservice to this very body in which we all serve so I turned forty. Last Sunday. And I have lived forty years accusation. Free. And there's a reason for that and out of this is a coincidence but fifty years ago. Have fingers and going to be an exact same way. Can be very different outcome I would be sitting up here on the dais I -- if Malcolm would have happened with no facts no due process no evidence no nothing. And some standing firm that true for eighty was ever been. A victim of any kind we talk about hundreds. At least a hundred terror lynchings that happen. I'm a come with the Virginia under those very same auspices. And yet we stand here. Any rush to judgment. With nothing. Accusations and no facts. And we decide that we are willing to the same thing. So. I'm I trust. In my god I trust in the fairness of each one of you are trusting your good hearts behind this is much bigger than me.

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