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August 24, 2012


Congressman Accused of Assaulting His Ex-Wife

The ex-wife of Rep. Joe Heck (R-NV) accused the freshman lawmaker of assaulting her during their marriage in the 1980s in a sworn statement, BuzzFeed reports.

Heck denied the charges and said that "anyone perpetuating a story like this... demeans the pain that so many victims of domestic violence experience and the courage it takes to confront it."












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