Mississippi Leaders: Lawmaker Doug McLeod Should Resign If He Hit Wife

Gov. Phil Bryant believes that “abuse of any kind is reprehensible,” his spokesman, Bobby Morgan, said.

  • Published 23 May 2019

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor and two other top Republicans say a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife. Second-term Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested during the weekend and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence. George County sheriff’s deputies said McLeod bloodied his wife’s nose after she didn’t undress quickly enough when McLeod wanted to have sex, the Sun Herald reported. Deputies reported McLeod was drunk when they arrived at the… Read at AP News