Responding to criticism from former dairy executive Scottie Mayfield, Congressional candidate Weston Wamp said he recorded a March 15 conversation he had with Mayfield for his own protection.
Wamp also said the conversation was supposed to remain private.
“Scottie Mayfield says he thought the conversation was private and it was, until he made it public today. I intended to keep it private; you will have to ask him why he chose to make it public," Wamp said.
Wamp is facing U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann in Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District.
Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...