Ethics Blame Game: Gov. Deal Denies, Denies, Denies

TheAV | 4/7/2014, 10:17 a.m.

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal is adamant about having nothing to hide, as his dealt with another round of questions, stemming from his alleged involvement in the current state ethics commission drama. Last week, a jury awarded former commission chief Stacey Kalberman $700,000, plus legal fees for wrongful termination. Kalberman alleged she and her top deputy were pushed out because they were investigating Deal’s 2010 gubernatorial campaign.

Deal said Friday in a written statement he nor his staff members were called to testify in Kalberman’s case for a reason – his office isn’t involved.

Deal declined to expand on that during his first public appearance since the verdict was announced.

"My office has issued a statement. I don’t have any further comment," said Deal, speaking after a bill signing ceremony in Macon Sunday morning.

Source: http://wabe.org/post/deal-denies-involvment-ethics-case-dismisses-conflict-interest-claims