Thursday, December 18, 2014
Delegate Joe Morrissey resigns
UPDATE: Virginia House Democrats update their statement after learning Del. Joe Morrissey plans to run in special election the same day he resigns. (See below in italic)
Fightin’ Joe doesn’t plan to go down easy or without embarrassment to the Democratic Party and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
In a new twist the beleaguered Democrat says he will run in the special election. If by chance he would win his seat back he will still likely face expulsion. Democrat Delegate Mark Keam said in a tweet response that he would “absolutely” vote to expel Morrissey if he is elected.
Speaker Howell called his decision to ru