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Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax is “seriously” mulling a run for the commonwealth’s highest office, and suggested that the more sexual misconduct allegations have contributed to his profile.
Fairfax told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that he felt “very inspired” after his last trip in England, as he was “very hopeful in the future.”
“You go on the trip and leave the journey, I was really excited,” says Fairfax said. “I’m very optimistic about the future. We have a lot of encouragement about the further political steps. I think very seriously about 2021.”
FLASHBACK: VIRGINIA LT. REG. JUSTIN FAIRFAX RELEASES POLYGRAPH RESULTS, REAFFIRMS THE CLAIM OF INNOCENCE
Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is also reportedly considering another run for the governorship after the, ultimately, the decision to not run for President in the year 2020, citing “problems” that had to be solved in his home state.
In spite of the accusation of sexual assault of two women, however, Fairfax is convinced that the publicity will ultimately help him.
“A lot of people a year ago would not have explained to recognize me, now, you really do,” Fairfax. “People come up to me at gas stations, they say, ‘Hey, we recognize you. We love you. We know what they say about you is wrong.'”
FLASHBACK: VANESSA TYSON SPEAKS OUT SAYS LT. REG. FAIRFAX USED HER PAST AS AN INCEST SURVIVOR
In February, Scripps college, associate professor Vanessa C. Tyson came forward with a claim that attacked Fairfax, at the Democratic National Convention 2004 in Boston. Days later, a second Prosecutor, Meredith Watson said Fairfax had been raped, when they were both students at Duke University in 2000.
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The three top officials in Virginia have fought numerous conflicts, since February. Gov. Ralph Northam has repeatedly denied that he appeared in a racist photo, which was printed, in his 1984 medical school-Yearbook-but I have to admit, dressing up in blackface as Michael Jackson in a dance competition in the same period. In the midst of the Tumult, Virginia attorney General Mark Herring to wear blackface was also in a 1980 party. Northam, Fairfax, and pegs all remain in office.