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GOP Congressman, Accused of Affair, Files for Divorce from Wife

Representative Rich McCormick (R-Ga.) has filed for divorce after his wife of 12 years accused him of infidelity, according to reports.

daily mail report McCormick filed for divorce from his wife, oncologist Dr. Debra Miller, in early May. A mutual restraining order was also issued.

McCormick and his second wife, Miller, have seven children and live in Suwanee, Georgia.

Capitol Hill officials say McCormick has frequently been seen acting overly friendly toward female House Republicans.

One lawmaker said he saw a Georgia lawmaker and an unnamed lawmaker “holding hands under the table” recently at the weekly Republican Study Committee (RSC) luncheon. He even saw McCormick grab “the small part of her back” on the House floor during the vote.

Mr Miller said the Daily Mail should ask “rich people”. [McCormick] If the reason for divorce was an affair between the lawmaker and a colleague.

Another witness said a female Republican lawmaker grabbed McCormick’s arm as she left the Longworth House Office Building (LHOB), one of the Capitol’s many chambers, at night. Stated.

A spokesperson for McCormick said in a statement: “Congressman McCormick and Dr. Miller have been separated for quite some time. He has kept this private and will continue to keep his personal life away from the media spotlight.”

Last November, McCormick was the lead author of a resolution to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) for promoting a “false narrative” about the Oct. 7, 2023 Hamas attack. became.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), who introduced a similar resolution, accused McCormick of being physically aggressive.

WASHINGTON, DC – September 28: Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) appears at a House Oversight Committee hearing titled “Fundamentals of the Impeachment Inquiry into President Joseph R. Biden Jr.” Participate. September 28, 2023 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. The hearing is expected to focus on constitutional and legal issues raised by House Republicans regarding President Biden and his son Hunter Biden. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

In a private meeting with House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-Louisiana), Greene claimed Mr McCormick “grabbed her by the shoulders and shook her” and called on the Speaker to address the issue.

Mr. McCormick denied Mr. Greene’s incident. Instead, he said, “Given that her censure was filed and my censure was passed, I can understand why there would be a lot of raw emotion after the censure vote.” My intention was to encourage Senator Green in a friendly manner. ”

“I told her, ‘At least we can have an honest conversation,’ but she said she didn’t appreciate it. I immediately apologized for that and haven’t spoken to her since.” ” added McCormick.

***update***

Rep. Beth Van Duyne (R-Texas) was identified as the unnamed congresswoman.

Sean Moran is a policy reporter at Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter @SeanMoran3.

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