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February 11, 2016

Grayson Feud Boils Over Into Abuse Claims

(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Rep. Alan Grayson’s rapidly unraveling marriage is spinning even further out of control amid dueling allegations of spousal abuse.

As first reported by the Orlando Sentinel, Lolita Grayson sought out a protective order against the Florida Democrat after a mutually agreed upon flare up at the family home this weekend. Per the Sentinel, Lolita accused her husband of forcefully shoving and knocking her down.

Alan Grayson’s office issued a statement not only refuting the claims, but also challenging Lolita’s current mental state.

“It has come to our attention that Ms. Grayson has filed a completely dishonest complaint against Congressman Alan Grayson regarding personal matters that took place last week. These allegations are absolutely false, completely unfounded, and clearly designed to vilify and harm Congressman Grayson,” Grayson’s communications crew asserted in a release, adding, “Sadly, it was Ms. Grayson who physically attacked the Congressman as he attempted to visit with his children. He did not respond to Ms. Grayson’s violent assault.”

Per the statement, Lolita Grayson “has become increasingly erratic, and she has demonstrated an alarming disconnect from reality” since filing for divorce in January.

“Congressman Grayson is deeply concerned by her recent behavior and is profoundly pained by her accusations,” his office relayed via the release. Additionally, staff assured CQ Roll Call that a Grayson aide witnessed the latest incident and could vouch for the lawmaker’s innocence.

“Despite Ms. Grayson’s attempt to drag the family’s personal affairs into the public, Congressman Grayson would like to emphasize that this is a private family matter. His priority remains protecting the well-being of his five children during this painful process, and we kindly ask that you respect the privacy of all members of the Grayson family as they work through this difficult time,” the official statement pleads.

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  • diehard

    Grayson is pure evil.

    • michael renn

      Only if you’re a conservaturd.

      • diehard

        Very insightful comment. Just a wild guess but you must be an anti-American communist like grayson.

        • HollywoodBrat

          Whenever I read/hear someone throw around the term “communist,” I wonder if the person has any idea of what they are talking about . . . or if they are just using a term without meaning. When you call Grayson an “anti-American communist,” do you have any idea what brand of communist he is? Is he a Leninist, Maoist, Trotskyite, Stalinist or Lovestoneite? Each one is a different stripe with a different set of ideals and approaches. It ain’t a “one size fits all” term. I get the idea that many don’t approve of Grayson’s politics, and that’s OK. But to call him — and all those with whom you disagree — a communist smacks of conspiratorial ignorance . . .

          • diehard

            Its pretty apparent he’s a Lovestoneite.

          • HollywoodBrat

            . . . And have you the slightest idea what that means? And who Jay Lovestone was?

          • dkf1234

            HollywoodBrat seems like an awesome guy to run into at a party. Good luck making your way over the the bar though, with the swarms of people in your way wanting to hear your awesome insights.

          • don76550

            How about marxist.

          • sxsweet

            Don’t worry about it, commie.

        • michael renn


  • panola60

    Abusing women has long been a badge of honor among leftist men. . .

    To this day the left applaud Clinton for raping Juanita Broaddrick, groping Kathleen Wiley, exposing himself to Paula Jones and gratifying himself in the Oval Office with a young intern.

    When the Left-wing Occupy Terrorist group raped 23 women the left-wing media supported them by covering up the news.

  • Roberto M

    >>>Alan Grayson’s office issued a statement not only refuting the claims, but also challenging Lolita’s current mental state.<<< Yeah, this knuckle dragging loon is truly in a position to challenge anyone's mental state………NOT!!!!

  • don76550

    Couldn’t happen to a more deserving dirtbag

  • The Roadster

    Examples of efforts where merit does not matter include scientific research and development, information technology, and investments.

  • Softie

    Although Marxism is revolutionary and Fabianism gradualist, the centrally controlled system that each envisions is basically the same.

  • sxsweet

    This guy has proven anger issues, so I have no doubt he abuses women.

  • Buro Cratz

    Liberty and free markets free us from the shackles of collective agreement that bound bands of our ancestors to their primitive instincts.

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