Georgia Democrats have dug up some dirt on State House Candidate (and one time PP Front Page Poster) Jason Shepherd:
Under oath, she spoke of Shepherd “trying to strangle me with his hands and then using a rope to try to kill me. He said he would try to poison me or make it look like a suicide, and has been thinking about killing for a while.”
Said Shepherd: “That is absolutely not true. I never said or did anything like that…. She makes things up, to make herself into a victim.”
The protection ordered was issued, but the girlfriend ignored court orders to appear subsequent hearings, Shepherd said, and the charges were dropped.
Shepherd said the incident hasn’t been a secret. He informed Scott Johnson, chairman of the Cobb GOP, about the arrest when he was recruited as a candidate.
The House Republican leadership was informed, he said, as was the State Bar of Georgia – when Shepherd applied for membership.
“I have been, on a small scale, open and honest about it,” Shepherd said.