Woman Who Accused Lt. Gov. of Sex Assault Speaks

Vanessa Tyson issued a statement saying Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax forced her to perform oral sex in 2004 during the Democratic National Convention in Boston.

  • Published 6 February 2019

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the political turmoil in Virginia amid admissions of blackface, accusations of sexual assault (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The woman whose sexual assault allegations against Virginia's lieutenant governor surfaced this week is speaking publicly about the encounter. Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has repeatedly denied her allegations, saying the encounter was consensual. Vanessa Tyson issued a statement Wednesday saying Fairfax forced her to perform oral sex in 2004… Read at AP News