ICYMI: After week of dodging NC press on HB2, McCrory to appear on Meet the Press

After week of dodging NC press on HB 2, McCrory to appear on Meet the Press


Raleigh, N.C. – Governor McCrory announced that he will be appearing on Meet the Press this Sunday to discuss the national backlash to his discriminatory law, HB2. The appearance will mark one of the first times McCrory has answered questions on the issue, as he’s spent the week dodging questions in North Carolina.

“McCrory left the conference without taking media questions and his security detail told reporters not to approach the governor to take photos.” [Star News Online; 4.15.16]

Gov. McCrory Dodges HB2 Questions in Rocky Mount. Thursday morning, the governor shut down questions about HB2 while at an open house at the Edgecombe Youth Development Center in Rocky Mount. [ABC 11; 4.14.16]

McCrory, Cooper Talk Teacher Pay And Politics; Governor Ducks Reporters Again Both candidates for governor made a stop in the Port City today to talk education and politics. Gov. Pat McCrory, however, refused to speak to reporters for the second time in nine days at public events in Wilmington. [WWAY; 4.15.16]


At Azalea Festival, Governor McCrory Dodges Questions on HB2.  Speaking of HB2, we tried to ask Gov. McCrory about it when he was in town yesterday. He was in Wilmington for the Azalea Festival Queen’s Coronation, but he left quickly. We were hoping to chat with him about the impact of companies like PayPal who are deciding not to bring jobs to our state.” [WWAY; 4.7.16]

Escaped questions by Car:

After the conference, McCrory, who earlier this week called on lawmakers to walk back some of the elements of HB2 regarding lawsuits in state court for discrimination complaints, quickly left in a dark SUV.

And Even by boat!

At the Azalea Festival, McCrory Jumps in Boat to Dodge Press. “After the coronation, McCrory was escorted to a boat docked at the marina and left without taking any media questions or greeting guests.”  [Star News Online; 4.6.16