Ralph Northam Holds Bizarre Press Conference Saying He’s Not In Racist Photo, Refuses To Resign (VIDEO)

Virginia’s Democrat governor Ralph Northam is facing increasing demands for his resignation but refuses to let go of power. On Friday night he apologized for appearing in a racist photo in his medical school yearbook. Then on Saturday, he held a bizarre press conference where he claimed he wasn’t in the photo.

FOX News reports:

Northam says he is not in racist yearbook photo, but acknowledges darkening face for another party

Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Saturday that he was not in a racist 1984 yearbook photo of two men dressed in blackface and Ku Klux Klan garb, despite admitting he was in the picture a day earlier. He did, however, acknowledge darkening his face for another occasion that same year, when he dressed as singer Michael Jackson as part of a talent contest.

The governor also continued to assert that he won’t resign over the photo controversy.

“When I was confronted with the image, I was appalled that it appeared on my page, but I believed then and I believe now that I am not either of the people in that photograph,” he said at a press conference at the governor’s mansion…

POLL: Do You Think Trump Was The Real Winner Of The Election?

Completing this poll entitles you to ProTrumpNews updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime with a single click. Here's the Privacy Policy.

Northam said that while he did not attend the party where the picture was taken, he did attend one the same year, for which he said he “darkened my face as part of a Michael Jackson costume.”

Watch the video:

Trending: SAY WHAT? Barack Obama’s Presidential Library Might Need $1.5 Billion

Even Nancy Pelosi wants him to resign!

He’s done. When the leader of your party calls for you to step down, it’s time.


Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.