VA. Lt. Gov. Fairfax Calls on FBI to Investigate Sexual Assault Allegations

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UPDATED 12:55 PM PT – Sun. February 10, 2019

Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax calls on the FBI to open a probe into the sexual assault allegations against him.

In a statement on Saturday, Fairfax said his encounters with two women who have accused him of sexual assault were consensual.

FILE- In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax gestures during remarks before a meeting of the Campaign to reduce evictions at a church meeting room in Richmond, Va. A California woman has accused Fairfax of sexually assaulting her 15 years ago, saying in a statement Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, that she repressed the memory for years but came forward in part because of the possibility that Fairfax could succeed a scandal-mired governor. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

He has denied both allegations and dismissed multiple calls to resign.

Fairfax was previously considered as a top replacement for Governor Ralph Northam when past racist photos in his medical school yearbook came to light earlier this month.

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