Rep. Hal Rogers accused of cursing at Ohio Congresswoman

Published: Feb. 8, 2022 at 5:20 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 8, 2022 at 5:24 PM EST
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KENTUCKY (WYMT) - Congressman Hal Rogers was accused of cursing at the chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus on Tuesday.

Representative Joyce Beatty, a Democrat from Ohio, posted on Twitter accusing Rogers of telling her “kiss my a--” after she asked him to wear a mask.

WYMT reached out to Rep. Rogers for comment. Below is his statement.

“This afternoon, I met with Congresswoman Beatty to personally apologize. My words were not acceptable and I expressed my regret to her, first and foremost,” said Rep. Rogers.

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