Following a summary hearing on whether Attorney General Alan Wilson should be removed from the ethics investigation of S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell the Chairman of the Charleston County Democratic Party, Brady Quirk-Garvan, released the following statement.

“Today the Speaker of the House displayed just how broken the system is in Columbia. Speaker Harrell is trying to remove a fellow Republican from investigating his ethics scandal so he can have a kangaroo-court of fellow house members clear his name.”

Chairman Quirk-Garvan went on to say “We look forward to the decision by Judge Manning. Obviously we hope he will uphold the law and allow Attorney General Wilson to do his job.”

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