Democrat Congressman Keith Ellison is struggling in his bid to become Minnesota’s attorney general, as his former girlfriends’ domestic-violence allegations have chipped away at his once-sizable lead.
New polls show that Ellison is in a dead heat with his GOP opponent, Doug Wardlow, Fox News reported. Some 40% of surveyed voters saying the domestic abuse claims “are a factor” in whether they vote for him.
Doug Wardlow told Fox News that he will defeat Ellison on November 6, because voters can see through Ellison’s lies.
“Democrats only care about wealth and politics, they don’t care about truth or justice,” Wardlow said. “Minnesotans are going to go to the polls and retire Keith Ellison from politics. It will be a great thing for the nation.”
Ellison — who’s the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee — was supposed to win the Minnesota attorney general race easily.
But his campaign took a massive hit in August 2018, after BizPac Review reported that two former girlfriends had accused him of physical and emotional abuse.
Karen Monahan — who dated Ellison for several years — claimed she had video proof of Ellison dragging her off a bed by her feet while calling her a “f*cking b*tch” and yelling at her to get the f*ck out of his house.”
Monahan also said she has more than 100 abusive text messages from Ellison, the first Muslim elected to the United States Congress.
Ex-girlfriend's son says Dem Keith Ellison violently assaulted his mom. Says he has video evidence and abusive, threatening texts. https://t.co/VBgFb7HBXb
— Bo Snerdley (@BoSnerdley) August 12, 2018
In 2006, a woman named Amy L. Alexander said she filed a restraining order against Keith Ellison because he abused her too. Alexander has 911 call records to back up her accusations.
Ellison has denied all the allegations, and the Minnesota Democratic Party did a cursory investigation that cleared him of wrongdoing.
Karen Monahan — a lifelong Democrat — slammed her party, saying it only believes women when it’s politically expedient to do so (like in the case of Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford).
“I’ve been smeared, threatened, isolated from my own party,” Monahan said. “I provided medical records from 2017, stating on two different doctor’s visits, I told them about the abuse and who did it. My therapist released records stating I have been dealing and healing from the abuse.”
Keith Ellison, putting all of our health at risk as cruel, dishonest and self serving. Women are not tools to meet your needs or be abusive toward. None of us deserved this.. https://t.co/OVVye5WsG6
— Karen Monahan (@KarenMonahan01) October 15, 2018
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