The ethics hearing for Louisville Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin has closed with another dramatic exit by the embattled lawmaker.
Unlike yesterday, today Shanklin answered some questions from prosecutors. She told the ethics commission she was unaware her grandson was incarcerated at the time she signed his timesheet.
But when questions were directed toward her about discretionary spending practices, she—again—walked out at the request of her attorney Aubrey Williams.
Shanklin cites her Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.