Mark Sanford Changes Story on Trespass Charge

Image: Mark Sanford Changes Story on Trespass Charge

Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 01:50 PM

By Bill Hoffmann

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has altered his story surrounding the visit to his ex-wife’s home on Super Bowl Sunday that triggered a trespassing complaint.

Sanford, now running for Congress as a First Congressional District candidate, originally said he entered Jenny Sanford’s house on Feb. 3 because he didn't want his youngest son to watch the Super Bowl alone.

But on Tuesday, he said his youngest son was not alone, with a second son also present at the residence that day, the IslandPacket.com news website reports.

The revelation came during a campaign stop in Hilton Head, but Sanford insisted he wasn’t changing his story.

"I've never said there was one son there," Sanford told reporters.

But in a statement earlier this month, he said: "I did, indeed, watch the second half of the Super Bowl at the beach house with our 14-year-old son because as a father, I didn't think he should watch it alone."

Sanford must appear in court next month to answer a complaint filed by his ex-wife, alleging he has repeatedly entered her home without permission, violating the terms of their divorce settlement.

Reached by IslandPacket.com, Jenny Sanford declined to comment.

Sanford, a Republican, will face Democratic nominee Elizabeth Colbert Busch in a May 7 special election.







© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  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
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Judge Orders Extra Voting Help for Alaska Natives

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 20:37 PM

A federal judge on Monday ordered the state to take additional steps to provide voting materials to Alaska Native voters . . .

Pew Poll: Nearly Half of Americans Want More Religion in Politics

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 19:55 PM

Almost half of Americans think religion and politics should mix, according to a new survey.
 . . .

GAO: Feds' Consumer Watchdog Not Protecting Credit Data

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 19:45 PM

The agency created by President Barack Obama to protect consumers from financial fraud has amassed sensitive credit-card . . .

Most Commented

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

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