Congressman who called for innocent students to be expelled: ‘I committed a major gaffe’

September 16, 2015

By Greg Piper at The College Fix


After he sparked a firestorm of criticism for saying that students accused of sexual assault who are innocent should still be expelled, Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., is slightly walking back his statement.

In an op-ed for the Daily Camera, whoseeditorial board savaged Polis for his statement, Polis explained that he made a “major gaffe” at the House Education and Workforce Committee hearing last week. (His mea culpa is posted on Medium too...