Vitter Claims Disgraced Staffer Didn’t Work on Women’s Issues; Records Say Otherwise | Talking Points Memo

Facing reporters for the first time in weeks on Wednesday, Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) denied a key element in the controversy surrounding a former legislative aide who remained on Vitter’s staff after pleading guilty to attacking his girlfriend with a knife in 2008. But records reviewed by TPM show clearly that Vitter’s claim is false.

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