Rep. Tim Murphy Nominated For The Politicial Award
You dirrrrrty rat... Take your choice, hypocrite, liar, corrupt, sleaze bag. abuse of power, off-target, the list goes on...
Rep. Tim Murphy, popular with pro-life movement, urged abortion in affair, texts suggest
Rep. Tim Murphy
|Why this nomination?||Another political hypocrite.|
|Description:||A text message sent in January to U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy by a woman with whom he had an extra-marital relationship took him to task for an anti-abortion statement posted on Facebook from his office's public account.
"And you have zero issue posting your pro-life stance all over the place when you had no issue asking me to abort our unborn child just last week when we thought that was one of the options," Shannon Edwards, a forensic psychologist in Pittsburgh with whom the congressman admitted last month to having a relationship, wrote to Mr. Murphy on Jan. 25, in the midst of an unfounded pregnancy scare.
On Wednesday, Murphy released a statement in which he says he will not seek re-election.
A text from Mr. Murphy’s cell phone number that same day in response says, "I get what you say about my March for life messages. I've never written them. Staff does them. I read them and winced. I told staff don't write any more. I will."
The congressman ha
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|Author:||Paula Reed Ward|
|Photo and/or Video Source:||Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette|
|Publication Date:||Oct 3, 2017 4:30 pm|
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|Submission Date||Oct 16, 2017|