Republican Rep. Jim Jordan removes a tweet calling the story of a raped 10-year-old girl “another lie” after Ohio authorities have charged a man in the case.


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  • Jordan has deleted a tweet that calls the story of a 10-year-old girl raped in Ohio a “lie.”

  • Ohio Republicans deleted the message after a man was charged with rape in connection with the case.

  • The girl’s case has been nationally famous since it was first reported.

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan deleted the tweet on Wednesday, calling for a 10-year-old Ohio girl to have been aborted after being raped after a man was arrested in connection with the incident.

“Another lie. Anyone surprised?” Ohio Republican Jordan wrote on Twitter in a message on his official account citing a story about Ohio’s Attorney General’s office, Dave Yost.

The case received national attention, and President Joe Biden mentioned it in a major speech on abortion policy after the Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade case.

Some media outlets first I had a hard time checking the story, Yost, Jordan, and many conservative commentators asked the account. Some even claimed that it was simply composed.

on wednesday, Authorities have charged 27-year-old Gershon Fuentes with rape. This news was first reported by The ColumbusPostDispatch. Law enforcement said he admitted that Fuentes had raped his child twice. The DNA of the miscarried fetus is also tested to see if Fuentes forced the girl to become pregnant. The girl reportedly traveled to India to have an abortion in her sixth week of pregnancy due to a new abortion law in Ohio.

A Jordan spokesman declined to comment, Pointed to a new tweet A lawmaker asked Fuentes to “prosecute to the fullest extent of the law. Delete tweet. Confirmed by Politwoops of ProPublicaArchive deleted tweets of politicians.

Yost celebrated the news of the arrest After previously going to Fox News and questioning early reports of the Indianapolis Star incident.

“We are pleased whenever a child rapist is taken off the street,” Yost told Post Dispatch. He had previously told Fox that there was no “whisper” about such a rape.

The incident received a great deal of attention after Rho reversed and Ohio banned almost all abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy went into effect. Star was reporting About the increasing number of Ohio people who were adventuring across state boundaries to get an abortion.

Jordan, a member of the 8th term, is a top Republican member of the powerful House Judiciary Committee. If the Republican Party regains the meeting room in November, he will chair a powerful committee.

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