Madison Cawthorn vows to ‘keep fighting’ after series of scandals, leaked videos – What We Know!

Madison Cawthorn vows to 'keep fighting' after series of scandals, leaked videos

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Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina says he’ll “hold preventing” regardless of an onslaught of controversy, leaked movies and private assaults concentrating on him in current weeks.

Cawthorn has been on the middle of a media firestorm stretching again so far as his off-the-cuff interview feedback about cocaine and orgies in Washington D.C. Since then, Cawthorn has been disciplined by the GOP, torched by fellow Republicans and had a number of compromising movies leaked.

A narrative printed Friday stated  Cawthorn paid second cousin Stephen Smith $141,000 for work with Cawthorn’s marketing campaign and congressional workplace since 2020.

“I’m able to hold preventing for you. I needed you to know the reality, straight from me. Don’t lose hope, don’t take heed to the pretend information,” Cawthron wrote on his social media web page Saturday.


“Don’t let the swamp of Washington dissuade or distract you from sending a warrior again to Washington. I’ve solely simply begun to battle for you.”

The North Carolina Republican’s sequence of blowups started after he casually claimed to have been invited to orgies and witnessed cocaine use by different congressmen.

In an interview for the “Warrior Poet Society” podcast, Cawthorn recounted what he known as an invite “to an orgy,” saying he has been sexually solicited by Washington officers. He additionally claims to have witnessed arduous drug use and what he known as “espionage.” 

Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy reportedly ripped into Cawthorn over the claims, although Cawthorn didn’t stroll any of his phrases again.

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., leaves a gathering of the Home Republican Convention on the Capitol Hill Membership Dec. 1, 2021.
(Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Name, Inc by way of Getty Pictures)

The consultant was pressured to reply to the publication of a nude video of him. Cawthorn claimed it’s a part of a “blackmail” marketing campaign meant to harm his possibilities of successful re-election this yr.

Final week, a unique video surfaced exhibiting the congressman joking about intercourse together with his male aide in a automobile.

Cawthorn stated in his protection that “solely fighters are attacked.” 

In one other social media submit, the congressman noticed, “Lots of my colleagues could be nowhere close to politics if they’d grown up with a cellphone of their fingers.” 

Cawthorn then bragged on Twitter that he had “gained 43,000 followers because the coordinated assault towards me and my re-election. 


Cawthorn was cited for being in possession of a gun at Charlotte Douglas Worldwide Airport final month. A TSA spokesperson confirmed {that a} loaded Staccato 9mm handgun was detected at checkpoint D.

It’s the second time Cawthorn has been stopped with a gun at an airport. Safety personnel discovered a 9mm handgun in his carry-on bag at Asheville Regional Airport in February 2021, in response to WSOC.

Fox Information’ Paul Finest and Ronn Blitzer contributed to this report.