Stress is mounting on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to resign, together with his state’s Home Democratic Caucus urging him to step down following revelations he appeared in a racist picture of a person in blackface subsequent to a different particular person in a Ku Klux Klan outfit.
The picture was present in a 1984 medical college yearbook and has politicians throughout the nation demanding Northam step down from his publish.
In a press release Friday, Virginia Home Democrats mentioned they have been “deeply saddened by the information” and “are now not assured within the Governor’s illustration of Virginians.”
“Although it brings us no pleasure to take action, we should name for Governor Northam’s resignation.”
In an apology video launched earlier that night, Northam vowed to finish the rest of his time period in workplace, expressing remorse for the “clearly racist and offensive” picture.