Justin Fairfax (D), seen presiding over the state Senate in Richmond on Monday, faces calls to resign and threats of impeachment. Justin Fairfax (D) has placed him on leave pending an external investigation into sexual assault allegations leveled against him. The firm, Morrison & Foerster, announced the decision Monday in a statement first published by the Washington Examiner. During the investigation, Justin Fairfax has taken a leave of absence from Morrison & Foerster,” Larren Nashelsky, the firm’s chair, said in the statement. “Justin has agreed to cooperate with the firm’s investigation.”“We take the allegations against Justin very seriously,” Nashelsky continued.
Source: Huffington Post February 11, 2019 19:30 UTC