US representative Madison Cawthorn released a new video in which he defended himself after a string of negative stories, saying the media was unfairly attacking him North Carolina Student in the first year.
Mr. Cawthorn was particularly critical PoliticallyWhich published photos of him wearing lingerie during a scavenger hunt, which the congressman described as a scavenger hunt.
“This article spreads a kind of ridiculous narrative that, besides being a congressman, I’m kind of a drag queen on the side,” he said. “And really, that’s just bad journalism, and I’m not surprised. it is Politically still – not quite the same journalistic standards as Fox or Newsmax.”
Similarly, Mr. Cawthorn proposed against a story published in The Daily Mail shows Mr Cawthorn’s associate Stephen L Smith put his hand on the congressman’s step. Mr. Smith is Mr. Cawthorn’s cousin.
“Well, this video is just a silly locker room conversation between two cousins who grew up like brothers long before I served in Congress,” he said. He also noted that Mr. Smith is his aide on Capitol Hill, which Congress is required to provide under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
He called Mr Smith “family” and said The post failed to send the video to his office, even though federal law prohibits officials from hiring their family members.
Later on Wednesday, the newly minted congressman released another statement after a super PAC created to oppose his re-election posted a video claiming to show him naked and engaged in a sexual act.
Mr. Cawthorn faces a difficult first challenge on May 17 and has angered several Republicans in the process he said in a podcast that members of Congress invited him to an orgy and did cocaine in front of him.
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