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RICHMOND, Va. — House Republicans announced on the floor Friday that they plan to invite the two women accusing Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault to speak with them.
Del. Rob Bell (R-District 58) said on the floor that the Court of Justice Committee will be scheduling a meeting and plan to invite Dr. Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson to testify. Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax will also be invited to speak.
The article goes on to state the following:
It didn’t take long for one of the accusers to respond and accept the invitation.
“Meredith Watson is gratified that the Virginia General Assembly has announced their intention to hold hearings, and she looks forward to testifying at this forum,” Watson’s attorney said in a statement.
UPDATE: Meredith Watson says she will accept the General Assembly’s invitation to testify: pic.twitter.com/Tu2DgsbCFu
— Ryan Nobles (@ryanobles) February 22, 2019
#BREAKING: The Va. Lt. Governor’s accusers & Lt. Gov. Fairfax are being invited to testify at the General Assembly about the sex assault allegations against him. That’s the announcement just made by the Chair of Va House Courts of Committee @nbcwashington pic.twitter.com/PHvvDD7YMe
— Julie Carey (@JulieCareyNBC) February 22, 2019
INVITATION ACCEPTED: “Meredith Watson is gratified that the Virginia General Assembly has announced their intention to hold hearings, and she looks forward to testifying at this forum.” https://t.co/PtTj6oY2cT
— NBC12 WWBT Richmond (@NBC12) February 22, 2019
— 8News WRIC Richmond (@8NEWS) February 22, 2019
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