Cunningham Drops Out of Virtual Town Hall Amid “Sexting” Scandal | Beaufort County Now | Cal Cunningham today dropped out of a previously-scheduled virtual town hall event following reports that Cunningham, a father of two, exchanged sexual text messages with the wife of a combat veteran. | NCGOP, cal cunningham, virtual town hall, sexting scandal, october 6, 2020

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Cunningham Drops Out of Virtual Town Hall Amid “Sexting” Scandal

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    RALEIGH, NC     Cal Cunningham today dropped out of a previously-scheduled virtual town hall event following reports that Cunningham, a father of two, exchanged sexual text messages with the wife of a combat veteran.

    Capitol Bureau Chief at WUNC and host of the WUNC Politics podcast Jeff Tiberii was slated to moderate the town hall. After Cunningham backed out of the event, Tiberii tweeted the following:

    Cunningham's spokeswoman refused to provide a reason for why Cunningham backed out on such short notice.

    "Cal Cunningham has been dodging the media since Friday and is now avoiding the people of North Carolina because he doesn't want to answer for his misconduct," says NCGOP Press Secretary Tim Wigginton. "Cunningham owes North Carolinians a full explanation for his extramarital relationship and he needs to come out of his windowless basement and provide it."

  • Contact: Tim Wigginton


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