Alabama admits the case, denies calling blacks “colored” and withdraws Senate bids


Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill (R) Wednesday morning said He claimed he had no extramarital relationship, and Cesaire McPherson, a woman who claimed not to have, claimed to have “stalked” and “harassed” him. When AL.com played a recording of Merrill and McPherson discussing various sexual acts in dozens of encounters, Merrill admitted the case and Senator Richard Shelby was vacant in the Senate. He said he wouldn’t run as expected (R-Ara.).

“It’s clear that I had an inappropriate relationship with her, and that’s not something I’m proud of or anything about. I’m very disappointed with myself. . ” Merrill told AL.com.. “I’m clearly not a candidate for the US Senate, and I’m not looking for another elected position in 2022.” Merrill has been in office since 2014, and seeking a third term limits his term. Was there. Conservative Rep. Mo Brooks (Republican) and President Trump’s Slovenian ambassador, Lynda Blanchard, will both run for Shelby’s seat.

McPherson, 44, provided Merrill with an explicit text message. To a conservative website National file On Tuesday, I made a 17-minute recording on AL.com, where I posted the excerpt. “I don’t want to say anything other than here the evidence that John Merrill is a liar.” She told AL.com.. “This is the real John Merrill.”

so Long interview with National fileMcPherson said Merrill continued their case with his state car and state cell phone, and that he was a “really bad racist” who called blacks “color.”

The Alabama Democratic Party emphasized those claims. “Apart from using state resources to facilitate his case, Merrill’s personal life and actions are just that, and personal.” Wade Perry said, Secretary-General of the Contracting Parties. “The Democrats are far more concerned about the allegations that he regularly called African-American judges and citizens in Alabama” colored. ” If so, he must apologize and resign immediately. “

Merrill said it wasn’t true, Tell AL.com “I have never called African Americans and blacks of color,” he added on Wednesday night. Regarding the use of national resources, he said, “I have nothing else to say about this particular case now or in the future.”

More stories from theweek.com
Matt Gaetz’s claim shows how QAnon is corrupting its followers
Five bitterly funny cartoons about MLB vs Republicans
Matt Gaetz’s proceedings allegedly involve marijuana entrepreneurs / hand surgeons

Posted on