In this Feb. 4, 2014, file photo, Gov. Tom Corbett delivers his budget address in Harrisburg. Corbett said on Thursday that he has never condemned the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno for his actions regarding now-convicted child sex abuser Jerry Sandusky, and he “never will,"” citing what he called the “unusual circumstances” surrounding what happened. The Republican governor, now in the middle of a re-election campaign, also told The Associated Press that he regrets that the Penn State board decided to fire Paterno by phone rather than in person. The governor was a voting trustee when the scandal broke in November 2011. (
In this Feb. 4, 2014, file photo, Gov. Tom Corbett delivers his budget address in Harrisburg. Corbett said on Thursday that he has never condemned the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno for his actions regarding now-convicted child sex abuser Jerry Sandusky, and he “never will,"” citing what he called the “unusual circumstances” surrounding what happened. The Republican governor, now in the middle of a re-election campaign, also told The Associated Press that he regrets that the Penn State board decided to fire Paterno by phone rather than in person. The governor was a voting trustee when the scandal broke in November 2011. ( AP
In this Feb. 4, 2014, file photo, Gov. Tom Corbett delivers his budget address in Harrisburg. Corbett said on Thursday that he has never condemned the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno for his actions regarding now-convicted child sex abuser Jerry Sandusky, and he “never will,"” citing what he called the “unusual circumstances” surrounding what happened. The Republican governor, now in the middle of a re-election campaign, also told The Associated Press that he regrets that the Penn State board decided to fire Paterno by phone rather than in person. The governor was a voting trustee when the scandal broke in November 2011. ( AP

Tom Corbett: I’ve never condemned Paterno, ‘never will’

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