Oregon Dem Rep. Wu Claims Mental Condition Won’t Affect Job

by
February 27, 2011


By Associated Press, FOXNews.com

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon congressman facing calls for his resignation from some of the state’s largest newspapers said the mental health condition from which he suffers doesn’t prevent him from doing his job.

U.S. Rep. David Wu told KGW-TV in an interview aired Saturday that he won’t specify his mental health issue.

“There are personal things, even for a congressman,” the Democrat told the television station. “I think it is appropriate to have some sphere of privacy about the specific diagnosis because I’m not the president of the United States with my finger on the nuclear trigger.”

“Even for a congressman, there are some things which I think appropriately may remain private, and I think Oregonians can respect that,” he added.

Wu was responding to questions about his fitness to continue in office after bizarre behavior concerned his team at the end of the 2010 campaign and led to the resignations of seven staff members after the campaign.

To read more, visit: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/02/26/oregon-dem-rep-wu-claims-mental-condition-wont-affect-job/

No comments yet - you can be the first!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Keep the Fake News Media in check.

Don’t let the MSM censor your news as America becomes Great Again. Over 500,000 Americans receive our daily dose of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness along with Breaking News direct to their inbox—and you can too. Sign up to receive news and views from The 1776Coalition!

We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.
View our full privacy policy.