GOP state Sen. Dan Laughlin sues Democratic Party chair, Erie Reader over column

Mike Kelly holds Erie news conference to dispute pardon claims, moreU.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-16th Dist., called a press conference on Friday, July 2...

August 30, 2022
5:00 AM

Mike Kelly holds Erie news conference to dispute pardon claims, moreU.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-16th Dist., called a press conference on Friday, July 22, to dispute what he called a "false narrative" over presidential pardons.Republican state Sen. Dan Laughlin alleges in a lawsuit filed Friday that the chairman of the Erie County Democratic Party and an alternative biweekly newspaper defamed him by publishing a July 14 column that claimed he and U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly were on a pardon-request list before then-President Donald Trump following the Jan.

Matthew Rink