A high-ranking Republican was just arrested. Blood stains were found all over the place, and calls for his resignation have mounted.
Rep. Douglas McLeod, who sits on several key committees in the Mississippi House, allegedly punched his wife in the face for “not taking off her clothes fast enough” for sex, according to a witness at their residence.
In an arrest report from the George County Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrived on the scene after a call was made about the incident and McLeod answered the door drunk. It only got worse from there.
McLeod’s wife reportedly “had blood all over her face, neck, and arms” when deputies found her and the unnamed witness in the house.
“This is what happens when he drinks too much,” his wife told officers. He even threatened to kill her dog if she didn’t come out of hiding.
Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn quickly called for McLeod to step down. He said, “I have attempted to contact Rep. McLeod to request his
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