Governor Mark Sanford is now taking his battle the state senator who has been investigating him, and making his stand at his critic’s front door. The governor this morning is holding a press conference to address the study being conducted by Senator David Thomas of Greenville. The media availability will be held across the street from Senator Thomas’s law office in Greenville.
Senate Republicans leaders say they have asked Sanford to resign in the past with no success. Yesterday, the governor took a more defiant stance when Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer called for his resignation:
Calling his move, “pure politics, plain and simple.”
Bauer, in the way he set up the mandate, announced his intention to run for governor, without having to officially file for it.
An impeachment process begins in the SC House however, House Republicans meet this weekend to decide how to handle that.
At a private meeting in Myrtle Beach— Republican House members will take on the topic, among other items in their legislative agenda. Senior members of the House and Senate have confirmed that the possibility of impeachment will be discussed by the Republican caucus.