McAuliffe predicts Northam ‘will do the right thing’

Washington (CNN)Former Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Sunday he believes Gov. Ralph Northam will resign soon amid wide-ranging calls for his former lieutenant to step down. McAuliffe said he did not believe it would come to the point of Northam being forced out of office and predicted Lieutenant Gov. Justin Fairfax would do “a great job of bringing folks back together.” Prior to his election as governor in 2017, Northam was McAuliffe’s lieutenant governor, and asked on Sunday if Northam had been racist in the past, McAuliffe said he had “zero indication of that.” The original photo in question depicts one person in blackface and another in a KKK outfit, and although Northam said Saturday he did not believe he was …