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The Republican candidate for governor, Ed Gillespie, says the apparent reversal of his Democratic opponent on sanctuary cities is too little, too late. Democrat Ralph Northam told a Norfolk TV station this week he would sign a bill that bans sanctuary cities in Virginia, even though as Lieutenant Governor, he voted against a similar one earlier this year. Gillespie told us today his position has been consistent from the start.
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Northam says the Gillespie campaign ads on the subject have been divisive and offensive to some Virginians. Gillespie says it reflects a significant policy difference.