Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, who is vying for his old job, refused to answer questions about accepting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s endorsement after calling on him to resign in the wake of his 2019 blackface scandal.
Video footage making the rounds online shows McAuliffe at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport returning from a weekend in Nantucket.
A young man filming the former governor with his phone asks McAuliffe who he met with in Nantucket.
“Were you meeting with the Clintons?” he asks.
“Nah, I don’t know where they were this weekend to be honest with you,” McAuliffe says, as he was followed down to the baggage claim area while being recorded.
“Were you fundraising in Nantucket?” asks one man.
“Why did you accept Northam’s endorsement after calling on him to resign?” another asks, illiciting no response from McAuliffe.
McAuliffe later denounced the ambush, alleging in an online Twitter post that his GOP gubernatorial rival Glenn Youngkin had sent “trackers” after him and his family.
“4 Youngkin trackers met me and Dorothy,” McAuliffe wrote, referring to his wife. “Glenn – send as many trackers after me and my family as you want. Unlike you, who got caught last week lying about your anti-choice views, I say the same thing no matter who’s listening.”
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