Candidates for Virginia attorney general spar at debate

Grow Your Business in Northern Virginia with digital marketing services from The W Agency

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring and his GOP challenger are having fierce disagreements over social issues, President Donald Trump’s administration and the proper role of the state’s top law enforcement official.

Herring and Republican John Adams debated Saturday at an event organized by the Virginia State Bar. Herring is an incumbent seeking a second term. Adams is a former federal prosecutor new to politics.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Adams accused Herring of “extreme politicization” of his job while in office. Adams criticized Herring’s public opposition to Trump’s proposed travel ban.

Herring blasted Adams an “anti-attorney general” for his work at a powerful Richmond law firm defending corporations and individuals accused of white collar crimes. Herring also said Adams would try to roll back gay rights.

The post Candidates for Virginia attorney general spar at debate appeared first on WTOP.


Digital Marketing Agency in Northern Virginia


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s