AG Must Investigate Lt. Gov’s Votes as a Senator Relating to his Business Activities

“Social programs should be reformed and must go to the truly needy, not the greedy…”. – then-Sen. Kevin Bryant, May 29, 2011, Anderson Independent-Mail Anderson, SC — Tuesday, South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman called on Attorney General Alan Wilson to investigate the South Carolina Lieutenant Governor for alleged illegal votes as a Senator. Specifically, then-Senator [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

GOVERNOR PROTECTS RICHARD QUINN AND ASSOCIATES INSTEAD OF RATEPAYERS

“McMaster’s decision to protect the director of the ORS continues his summer of corruption…”   COLUMBIA, SC — Today, Chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party Trav Robertson called on Henry McMaster or his staff to disclose any knowledge of the relationship between the executive director of the Office of Regulatory Staff Dukes Scott, Richard [...]

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SCDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER

COLUMBIA, SC — “The women of South Carolina have already taken it upon themselves to ensure that their essential healthcare services are provided for, no thanks to the Governor or the Republican-controlled General Assembly,” said SCDP Chairman Trav Robertson in a statement Friday. “In seeking Medicaid and Medicare waivers, the Governor is trying to repeat [...]

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SCDP Announces New Candidate Recruitment Committee

COLUMBIA, SC — Thursday, the South Carolina Democratic Party announced the creation of a new Candidate Recruitment Committee to head its 2018 election efforts. “We win elections by showing up. We have to stand up for Democratic values and provide voters with better choices. We are going to compete in every part of this state [...]

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SCDP Statement on Charlottesville

COLUMBIA, SC — The protests, counter-protests, acts of terrorism, and general promotion of hatred in Charlottesville, VA this weekend should serve as a damning reminder of the destructiveness and ugliness that defines white nationalism today. It is natural to attempt to view the tragic events of this weekend from a distance or as an isolated [...]

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SCDP CALLS ON MCMASTER TO INVOKE ARTICLE VI SECTION 9 OF SC CONSTITUTION

“Modern South Carolina demands that the Republican culture of corruption ends.” Columbia, SC—Today, the Chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party called on South Carolina’s governor, Henry McMaster, to use Article VI, Section 9 of the South Carolina Constitution and suspend the Attorney General until the Special Prosecutor’s public corruption probe is complete. Chairman Robertson [...]

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GOVERNOR ABDICATES DUTY—NOW THE LEGISLATURE MUST ACT

“THE REPUBLICAN CULTURE OF CORRUPTION MUST STOP. THE SPEAKER AND SENATE MAJORITY LEADER SHOULD STAND UP AGAINST CORRUPTION AFTER THE GOVERNOR REFUSES TO DO SO.” COLUMBIA,SC—After the Governor’s refusal yesterday to perform his constitutional duty Trav Robertson, Chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party, called on the Republican leaders in the South Carolina Senate and [...]

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SOUTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY CALLS ON ATTORNEY GENERAL TO RESIGN

“You can’t have an unbiased justice system when the AG colludes with those under investigation.” Columbia, SC—Today, SC Democratic Party 2nd Vice Chair, Anthony Thompson called on South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson to resign his office as a result of emails proving he sought advice from Richard Quinn on how best to remove Independent [...]

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SCDP CALLS FOR ASSEMBLY TO ACT AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Columbia, SC—It’s time for the Republican controlled General Assembly to pass laws that protect women and children from domestic violence. Former Republican State Representative Chris Corley was indicted for beating his wife and putting a gun to her head in front of their children, ages 2 and 8. This is a first degree felony domestic [...]

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The Passing of Ramon Schwartz

In our haste, we overlooked an extremely important passing recently. A dear friend, visionary leader, and philanthropist, Speaker Ramon Schwartz Jr. passed away on June 30 at the age of 92. First elected to the State House in 1968, Schwartz served for 18 years, the final six as Speaker. Outside of politics, Schwartz practiced law [...]

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