Madison Cawthorn: I got info from other RAs to warn the female student body not to go on joy rides with him because bad things happened on those joy rides. — Giovanna Lastra, one of the former RAs
Madison Cawthorn: I got info from other RAs to warn the female student body not to go on joy rides with him because bad things happened on those joy rides. — Giovanna Lastra, one of the former RAs
Students from Rep. Madison Cawthorn's college said he used 'fun drives' to corner women with sexual advances, report says
  • Former classmates of Rep. Madison Cawthorn told BuzzFeed news he harassed women at their college.
  • Two RAs said they warned women residing in their dorms not to go on drives with Cawthorn.
  • Cawthorn previously said that he has "never done anything sexually inappropriate in my life."
Rep. Madison Cawthorn's former classmates said he would use his car to corner women with sexual advances in off-campus drives, according to a BuzzFeed News investigation.

Students said that Cawthorn, a 25-year-old Republican from North Carolina, was known for this behavior while at Patrick Henry College, a small Christian school in Virginia that the lawmaker briefly attended in the fall of 2016.

Two resident assistants said they would warn women in their dorm not to go for rides with Cawthorn in his white Dodge Challenger. Cawthorn reportedly referred to these rides as "fun drives."

"I got info from other RAs to warn the female student body not to go on joy rides with him because bad things happened on those joy rides," Giovanna Lastra, one of the former RAs, told BuzzFeed.

... Cawthorn has also come under scrutiny for questionable claims he has made about his past, including that he was training for the Paralympic Games and that the accident that put him in a wheelchair was the reason he could not atttend the Naval Academy.
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