Hope said he began the process of researching how to impeach a sitting lieutenant governor over the weekend - which has never happened in Virginia - and sent a draft of the resolution to other Democrats in his caucus. He told King that, as a former doctor, he is the best person to "heal" the division in the state. Virginia also needs someone who is strong, who has empathy, who has courage and who has a moral compass. "And that's why I felt so strongly about going in front of the camera on Saturday and clarifying", the governor said.
FILE - Demonstrators hold signs and chant outside the Governor's Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 2, 2019.
Asked Sunday for his opinion on his subordinates, Northam told CBS it's up to them to decide whether they want to stay. "And I really think this week raised a level of awareness in the Commonwealth and in this country that we haven't seen, certainly in my lifetime".
"Yes, yes", Northam replied, prompting exasperation from some commentators on social media. "They may keep their job, but at what cost?" she says.
"My God, it just gets worse & worse".
The terminology used to describe the first Africans who arrived on Virginia shores has been the subject of debate because they preceded formal slave laws and some may have had a path to freedom.
Fairfax, who won election as Virginia's lieutenant governor in November 2017, has vehemently denied both allegations.
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Tyson, an associate professor of politics at Scripps College, accused Fairfax of sexually assaulting her in 2004 during an encounter at the Democratic National Convention in Boston.
Northam is one of three officials, all Democrats, at the top of the government in Virginia, an Atlantic coastal state, now engulfed in controversy.
Party leaders in the state and across the nation have called for Northam and Fairfax to resign over the accusations against them.
Meanwhile, after ignoring calls for his own resignation, Northam is declining to weigh in on whether Fairfax or Herring should step down. Attorney General Mark Herring said he, too, had donned blackface. "He has served Virginia well and he and I and Justin, all three of us have fought for equality". Next in line after those three Democrats would be Republican Speaker of the House of Delegates Kirk Cox.
"African Americans are very angry at the double standard on full display in Virginia!"
A Washington Post-Schar School poll released Sunday found that 47 percent of people in the state want the governor to resign and 47 want him to continue serving in his role.
TR: I ask the same question about the second allegation. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), have called on Fairfax to step aside. "I look back now and regret that I did not understand the harmful legacy of an action like that". "A historian advised me that the use of indentured was more historically accurate - the fact is, I'm still learning and committed to getting it right". The page shows a picture, at right, of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor. Virginia is among a handful of states electing lawmakers this year, and Democrats had hoped to flip the Republican-controlled General Assembly.