What’s occurring in Portsmouth, Virginia is a total political breakdown and some are worried about civil war at least inside the state.
Portsmouth Police Chief Angela Greene announced that State Senator Louise Lucas has been charged with two felonies for a June 10th protest that turned violent.
During the riot Chris Green, 46, ended up suffering a traumatic brain injury when the statue was torn down and struck him.
Others arrested include a Portsmouth School Board member, members of the NAACP, and members of the public defender’s office.
Democrats are claiming that the charges are politically motivated because Lucas, who is considered the most powerful African American woman in Virginia history, just approved a bill for the state to investigate local police departments.
Governor Ralph Northam threw gasoline on the fire.
“She is the most powerful African American woman in Virginia history, and the night before session, they release these two arrest warrants? Something just doesn’t smell right,” said former governor Terry McAuliffe, one of many prominent Democrats to come to Lucas’s defense.
“We need to get to the bottom of why this happened.”
Chief Greene who is also black said that people must “trust in me to take the appropriate law enforcement actions when necessary.”
To make things even more chaotic Portsmouth Vice Mayor is calling for Chief Greene to be fired and the city’s top prosecutor Portsmouth Commonwealth Attorney Stephanie Morales can’t prosecute the cases because she is a potential witness in the police investigation.
The drama didn’t stop there…
Now that Lucas’s daughter, Portsmouth Vice Mayor Lisa Lucas-Burke called for Greene to be fired, she’s in hot water too.
It is a violation of the city’s charter for a council member to call for the “firing or resignation of any city employee.”
The Vice Mayor is doubling down, “I can express my opinion, just like any other citizen, and I am an elected official of this community so I have a responsibility to relay their [the public] concerns,” said Lucas-Burke.
People are now calling for Lucas-Burke to be charged in violation of the cities charter.
What is happening in Virginia is a total political breakdown.
As civil unrest explodes across the country is seems the far-left is trying to pull America into a civil war.