January 21st, 2010
02:00 PM ET
2 years ago

Report: John Edwards in Haiti

It's been reported that former presidential candidate John Edwards is in Haiti.
It's been reported that former presidential candidate John Edwards is in Haiti.

(CNN) – Former presidential candidate John Edwards arrived in Haiti Thursday, the same day he admitted to fathering a child with a former campaign worker, Reuters reported.

Joyce Fitzpatrick, a spokeswoman for Edwards, confirms to CNN the former North Carolina senator was planning to travel to Haiti Thursday with about 30 doctors to help in the relief effort.

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The group was also bringing supplies, according to Fitzpatrick. It remains unclear how long Edwards is planning on staying in Haiti, which was ravaged by an earthquake over a week ago.

– CNN's Kevin Bohn contributed to this report


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soundoff (55 Responses)
  1. Kathy, Andover

    Still a Politician

    January 21, 2010 03:41 pm at 3:41 pm |
  2. mj

    He did not want to go to rehab so he went to Haiti instead.

    January 21, 2010 03:43 pm at 3:43 pm |
  3. Captain Awesome

    I'm sorry. I'm not buying it. This is part of his media blitz in an attempt to try to soften his image. I'm sure this will make liberals feel warm and fuzzy.

    January 21, 2010 03:46 pm at 3:46 pm |
  4. TexasJack

    Why is the adulterer over there? Looking for another victim.

    January 21, 2010 03:49 pm at 3:49 pm |
  5. I'm just sayin'...

    His first order of bidness will likely be to corner Bill Clinton for some helpful advice...

    January 21, 2010 03:51 pm at 3:51 pm |
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