REPORT: Northam shows off portrait in his mansion of Confederate who defended slavery
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Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam highlighted a portrait in the state’s executive mansion of a Confederate governor in the mid-1800s who defended slavery.
In his first formal interview since a controversial photograph came to light, Northam showed a Washington Post reporter around the mansion while describing how he would dedicate the rest of his term as governor to racial reconciliation.
The article goes on to state the following:
While walking around the mansion, Northam pointed out an image of Henry Wise, who served as Virginia governor from 1856-1860.
When asked if the image should come down, Northam reportedly seemed surprised to find out that Wise was a Confederate general and defended slavery.
Va. Gov. Northam, in first interview since racist photo emerged, says he’ll finish term and pursue agenda of racial reconciliation https://t.co/dtlu6iI2fH
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) February 9, 2019
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) February 9, 2019
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