Rep. Keith Ellison Denies Abusing Ex-Girlfriend

HeadlineAug 13, 2018

In news from Minnesota, outgoing Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison is denying accusations he abused an ex-girlfriend. On Saturday, the woman’s son posted a message on Facebook saying he had seen a video of Ellison dragging his mother off a bed while screaming at her. Ellison said in a statement, “This video does not exist because I never behaved in this way, and any characterization otherwise is false.” On Sunday, Ellison’s ex-girlfriend wrote on Twitter, “What my son said is true. Every statement he made was true.” Ellison is currently running to become Minnesota’s next attorney general. The Democratic primary is tomorrow.

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