Staats arrested on domestic charge

Brad Staats — who lost to Jim Cooper in the Fifth District — was picked up on a domestic assault charge this weekend:

Former U.S. Congressional candidate Brad Staats was arrested early on Sunday morning after allegedly slapping his wife during a domestic dispute.

Staats, a Republican, admitted to police that he “pushed his wife... down onto a bed then left the location,” according to a Metro Nashville Police Department affidavit. The report also indicates that Staats' wife Bethany called police to their Hermitage home and told police Staats slapped her.

“Ms. Staats did have a red mark on her left cheek consistent with her statement,” the affidavit reads.

GOP wife abusers are becoming

GOP wife abusers are becoming quite common nowdays. He almost qualifies to replace desJarlais!

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