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February 12, 2016

Alan Grayson Will Not Face Charges in Marital Spat

(CQ Roll Call File Photo/Tom Williams)

(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Rep. Alan Grayson will not face charges after a marital spat devolved into accusations of domestic abuse earlier this month.

The Florida Democrat was accused by his wife, Lolita Grayson, of shoving her during an argument at her home. Grayson denied the allegation and cast doubt on his wife’s mental state.

On Friday, the Orange County Police Department announced it would not file charges against the congressman, according to Grayson’s office.

“Today the Orange County Sheriff’s Department confirmed what we have known all along: Congressman Grayson did nothing wrong. We are relieved that this ridiculous ordeal is over, and that the congressman can continue to focus on taking care of his family and serving his constituents,” said Grayson spokeswoman Lauren Doney.

  • lyris

    I saw a video of his wife attacking him. Apparently someone used their cell phone to document what was going on.

  • Fiji’s Best

    Since it is impossible to know which practices will be best suited for unpredictable future circumstances, we mainly depend upon the customs and traditions that have already been proven in the fires of history’s forge.

  • lillymckim

    We know what Grayson is he has told us… one too many times.
    He brought his goons to video something he knew he was going to do to make SURE his wife looked bad for his divorce hearings.
    Grayson is unstable and should never have been an elected official.

    We will revisit this type of behavior again with this man. This isn’t the end of this and this wasn’t the first time.

    Anyone else when police are called for Domestic abuse would have been arrested. Democrats running for office with tight connections in & with OPD running interference for Grayson.


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