Vitter Continued To Employ Aide Who Slashed Girlfriend, Drove Drunk | Talking Points Memo

It seems that Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) doesn’t have the most discriminating standards when it comes to who he employs on his staff: ABC today tells the dark story of Vitter legislative assistant Brent Furer, who was accused in a 2008 criminal case of assaulting his girlfriend with a knife but nevertheless remains on the job at the senator’s office.

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