Cawthorn Accused Of Bringing Knife To School Meeting

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports:

A Democrat running against Rep. Madison Cawthorn says the Republican congressman brought a knife to a school board meeting, a criminal misdemeanor under state law.

Cawthorn, who spoke at the Sept. 13 Henderson County Board of Education meeting criticizing a COVID-19 mask mandate, had the knife underneath his wheelchair, according to 11th District candidate Jay Carey. Cawthorn uses the wheelchair following a 2014 car accident.

The Super PAC posted a picture of the handle next to an image of a knife made by the Mills River company Microtech. The handle looks the same as Microtech’s “SBD” knife.

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