Gov. Mark Sanford extended more apologies in last night’s State of the State address, but he still faces ethics charges that stemmed from his use of state travel and his disappearance from the state to see his mistress.
Attorney General Henry McMaster, by law, must review the evidence that the State Ethics Commission submitted to him. McMaster, as a possible prosecutor in this investigation, cannot comment on the case itself but he says it won’t be much longer before he can. McMaster is busy these days with a variety of state and national issues, yet he says he is giving the Sanford case plenty of time and thorough review:
(McMaster on Sanford case status in AG’s office, MP3 1:14)
McMaster is also running for governor, so his handling of this case has been closely watched.