Latest Pat McCrory News

N.C. court to decide if voter defamation lawsuit can proceed

Mar. 24, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appeals court panel will soon decide whether a libel complaint can proceed to trial over false accusations that representatives of former Gov. Pat McCrory made in 2016 alleging several voters had unlawfully cast multiple ballots, were ineligible due to...

Ex-judge Cheri Beasley to run for U.S. Senate, advisers say

Mar. 18, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Coming off a narrow election defeat in 2020, North Carolina’s first Black woman to serve as chief justice on the state Supreme Court will soon enter the 2022 U.S. Senate race, two advisers familiar with her deliberations said Thursday. Democrat...

Trial ahead, Trump turns to ethics lawyer for his defense

Jan. 22, 2021 19:06 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Butch Bowers is used to defending public officials in ethics cases. But he's never faced anything quite like this. It's up to Bowers, a South Carolina elections and ethics lawyer, to rise and defend Donald Trump as the Senate soon plunges into an...