In a recent interview about his campaign for San Diego mayor, Congressman Bob Filner downplayed a 2007 incident with an airport baggage clerk that led to charges of misdemeanor assault and battery.
“That thing which occurred at Dulles airport was a complete fraud made up by the lady in question,” Filner said. “She never appeared in court. The court threw it out. And that was the end of that.”
In this edition of Fact Check TV, Andrew Donohue and Scott Lewis review the 2007 incident and explain whether Filner accurately described the court case that followed. To read our full analysis, click here.
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