Lee Dems: Keep it shut, let courts do their work

“Neither the committee nor its leadership will make further comment on these matters until the litigation is finished,” the resolution stated.

The action looked like a verbal slap at Chairman Eric Hampton, who apparently called a July 12 meeting to condemn Scott’s private life as a Democratic official.

Since then, Scott has sued Hampton and state Democratic Party Chairman Jamie Franks of Mooreville, who started the dust-up with threats to sue Scott and the Lee County School Board. Franks claims Scott broke up his marriage by having an affair with his wife, Lisa, who works for the county school system.