epublican congressman Tim Murphy from Pennsylvania has consistently been fervently anti-abortion when it comes to his political policies.
Apparently, however, that stance doesn't apply to his personal life.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that Murphy's mistress, with whom he admitted to having an affair in September 2017, received texts from the pro-life congressman urging her to have an abortion during a pregnancy scare.
Is this guy a total hypocrite or a complete hypocrite? You decide.
Murphy admitted to the affair with forensic psychologist Shannon Edwards after Edwards' husband, Jesse Sally, wanted to depose Murphy as a part of the couple's divorce proceedings.
Not a good look.
Now, just a month later, Edwards is speaking out about the disparity between the congressman’s public stance on abortion and what he suggested to her in their private conversations.
After Murphy posted an anti-abortion statement to his official public Facebook account back in January, Edwards sent him a text, according to court documents obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
It read, “And you have zero issue posting your pro-life stance all over the place when you had no issue asking me to abort our unborn child just last week when we thought that was one of the options.”
A response from Murphy’s phone number later that day reads, “I get what you say about my March for life messages. I’ve never written them. Staff does them. I read them and winced. I told staff don’t write any more. I will.”
But the fact that he doesn't write his own anti-abortion statements isn't really the point, is it?
The man is publicly officially staunchly anti-abortion, but his own personal beliefs don’t seem to match that stance at all.
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “The congressman has been lauded by the Family Research Council, for his stance on abortion…He also has been endorsed by LifePAC, which opposes abortion rights, and is a member of the House Pro-Life Caucus.”
The guy is a walking contradiction.
Just yesterday, he voted to ban abortion after 20 weeks.
But we now know that Tim Murphy doesn’t actually align with his official position against abortion.
His mistress told us so.
What else could he be deceiving the public about?