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a second sexual assault allegation has been made against Virginia lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax the accusers lawyers issued a statement Friday alleging Fairfax rate a fellow Duke University student in two thousand in a statement Fairfax said he has quotes never force myself on anyone ever and demanded a full investigation into these unsubstantiated and false allegations delegation is completely false he insists the encounter with the first female accuser which took place at the two thousand four Democratic National Convention was consensual the allegations are adding to a fire storm of scandals in broiling Virginia's top leaders of the Republican Senate Majority Leader Tom the Normans has admitted he was the managing editor of the nineteen sixty eight Virginia military institute year book which is covered with racist images and slurs support , and that there is growing pressure for democratic governor Ralph Northam to resign over this racist photo from his medical school yearbook end his admission to wearing black face to impersonate Michael Jackson in nineteen eighty four Fairfax is the first in line to replace north them the man second in line to replace them Virginia Attorney General mark herring another Democrat admits he too wore black face at a college costume party in the nineteen eighties herring said in a recent statement that he showed poor judgment call his actions quotes a minimization of a horrific history I knew well even then Virginia's congressional delegation working behind the scenes heading into the weekend trying to get North them to resign but seemingly ready to forget herring as he continued efforts to mend fences with the state's political establishment