DNC Releases Statement on Keith Ellison Domestic Abuse Allegations After 72 Hours of Silence
Deputy DNC Chair Keith Ellison with then-girlfriend Karen Monahan
Three days ago Karen Monahan’s son, Austin Monahan accused Democrat Party Deputy Chair Keith Ellison of abusing his mother while they were in a relationship.
Fellow Democrat and Minnesotan running against Ellison in the AG primary, Debra Hilstrom, shared the viral Facebook post and demanded that Ellison address the allegations.
72 hours later, the DNC released a statement addressing the domestic abuse allegations against Keith Ellison–that’s right, the Democrat party, the party that touts they’re for women’s rights took over 72 hours to respond to allegations one of their top leaders violently abused his girlfriend.
The DNC told NPR in a statement just hours before the polls closed in primary elections in Minnesota:
“These allegations recently came to light and we are reviewing them. All allegations of domestic abuse are disturbing and should be taken seriously.”
Austin Monahan described seeing video of HORRIFIC abuse by Keith Ellison.
Austin Monahan describes seeing video of Keith Ellison –Screaming “f*cking bitch!” and dragging his mother off a bed by her feet!
Democrat Rep. Keith Ellison responded to the shocking abuse allegations on Sunday afternoon.
Ellison denied a video of him dragging his girlfriend existed claiming ‘it never happened.’
Karen Monahan is standing with her son and says the allegations are absolutely true.
What my son said is true. Every statement he made was true.@keithellison, you know you did that to me. I have given every opportunity to get help and heal. Even now, u r willing to say my son is lying and have me continue to leak more text and info just so others will believe him
— Karen Monahan (@KarenMonahan01) August 12, 2018
Monahan also published his phone number on Twitter!
A second Minnesota woman also accused Rep. Keith Ellison of domestic violence.
And a police 911 report confirms the incident thanks to work of Laura Loomer.
Reporter Laura Loomer posted the 911 report.