Newtown Athletic Membership proprietor sues congressional candidate over claims about Capitol riot

NEWTOWN, Pa. – The proprietor of the Newtown Athletic Membership is suing a congressional candidate over her claims in regards to the Capitol riot.

Jim Worthington claims he was defamed by Ashley Ehasz, who’s working to turn into the consultant for Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District.

It stems from a publish on her web site, the place Worthington claims she known as him a “main funder of buses from Bucks County to the January 6 riot on the U.S. Capitol.”

That publish has since been taken down.

Worthington did arrange a visit to attend the Trump rally earlier than the riot on Jan. 6, however he says nobody in that group “was close to the Capitol entrance when the riot occurred.”

Worthington needs $50,000 in damages.

“It is a frivolous lawsuit by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick’s pal and donor to intimidate Ashley,” the Ehasz marketing campaign mentioned in an announcement.

“She has been standing as much as bullies like Mr. Worthington her whole life and stays centered on her marketing campaign to defeat Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick and struggle for the priorities of households in Bucks and Montgomery counties he continues to disregard.”

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