Grayson Releases Video He Says Proves He Did Not Push Estranged Wife

Thursday, 06 Mar 2014 07:56 AM

By Elliot Jager

  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

A video released by Florida Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson's legal team appears to show his wife pushing or lunging at him – and not the other way around, according to  WESH TV.

The couple are involved in divorce proceedings.

Grayson's wife, Lolita, had accused him of shoving her.

A staff member, Juan Lopez, recorded the couple's back-and-forth on Saturday outside the front door of their house. According to Lopez, Lolita Grayson had "been acting erratically since the filing of the divorce," so the congressman "specifically told me he doesn't want to be alone" with her.

Grayson had gone to the house to visit his children when the incident occurred, according to Lopez.

Grayson's Attorney Mark NeJame described the video as showing the congressman "backing away" from the altercation. "Congressman Grayson was in fact, battered himself, and did nothing illegal, did not strike her, did not strike her at all."

The couple's 18-year-old daughter supported her father's description of the event in a statement released by NeJame. "When my father arrived, my mother became very angry and started yelling profanities at my father. She was being very aggressive and confrontational," she stated.

No one has been charged in the incident.

The video can be seen here:

Related Stories

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Retype Email:
Zip Code:
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Ex-Romney Adviser: Americans Don't Appreciate Foreign Policy

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 21:00 PM

Americans are woefully underinformed on the need for strong foreign policy, but that doesn't mean their leaders should a . . .

Obamacare Gives Some Young Adults Incentive to Stay Uninsured

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 20:42 PM

Despite its intended goal to provide health insurance to everyone, Obamacare actually gives some young adults a strong f . . .

CNN Anchor Tweets Insult About Fox News Climate Story

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 19:26 PM

CNN anchor Bill Weir went on a mini-Twitter tirade Thursday, crudely slamming a Fox News blog for its post on former Vic . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved