The ex-wife of Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson is claiming he physically abused her over two decades – accusations the Florida congressman vehemently disputes, Politico reported Tuesday.
Grayson’s wife, Lolita, repeatedly went to police with accusations of domestic abuse dating back to 1994, according to documents she provided to the website.
The police reports show she called police on Grayson at least two times in Virginia and two more times in Florida. In one instance, she told police Grayson had threatened to kill her, according to Politico.
The three-term House Democrat, however, denies he abused his former wife – and claims she battered him in 2014 before their 25-year marriage ended last year.
"Lolita is a disturbed woman. She has made one false allegation after another. Her own daughter refutes her," Grayson’s lawyer, Mark NeJame, told Politico.
Grayson, 58, is caught in a tight Senate race against Rep. Patrick Murphy ahead of the Aug. 30 primary.
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