Warner, Kaine urge Northam to resign as presser fails to quell Dems’ fury

Warner, Kaine urge Northam to resign as presser fails to quell Dems’ fury

By Quint Forgey (Politico) –

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s public insistence Saturday that he was not pictured in a racist photo on his medical school yearbook page did little to placate members of his own party — with the commonwealth’s two Democratic U.S. Senators urging the governor to step down.

“After we watched his press conference today, we called Governor Northam to tell him that we no longer believe he can effectively serve as Governor of Virginia and that he must resign,” Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine said in a joint statement with Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.).

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