Governor Mark Sanford faces 37 charges against him for using state planes for personal and political use. Some of the charges also include his use of campaign funds to reimburse some of his travel. Jay Bender is a Columbia attorney that spoke with ABC News.
“The governor has attempted to characterize these as minor violations. I don’t see how you can consider them minor at all. One time, yes. All these other times, no,” says Bender.
The report will be discussed at a later date. Meanwhile, a seven lawmaker panel of House Judiciary Committee members will debate an impeachment resolution today at 1 p.m. The debate will focus solely on Sanford’s five-day absence in June when he flew to Argentina to see his mistress, failing to put someone in charge of the state during his absence.