Governor Northam did not offer to resign, saying instead, “I recognize that it will take time and serious effort to heal the damage this conduct has caused."
The Virginan-Pilot published the photo from the Governor's 1984 yearbook, which elicited immediate calls from liberals and conservatives for him to resign.
The governor's statement does not say if he is the man in blackface or the one in the KKK robe and hat.
CNN's Ryan Nobles posted the governor's statement:
BREAKING: @RalphNortham confirms the photo from his yearbook is of him and he apologies.
“I recognize that it will take time and serious effort to heal the damage this conduct has caused."
FULL STATEMENT: pic.twitter.com/kBZaiAAib0
— Ryan Nobles (@ryanobles) February 1, 2019
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