Leslie Turley Bio, Wiki
Leslie Turley is the wife to Jonathan Turley, an American lawyer, legal scholar, writer, commentator, and legal analyst in broadcast and print journalism. The two have been married for two decades. He is in the spotlight as the Republican legal expert who appeared before the House Judiciary Committee on December 4th as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Turley is the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at the George Washington University Law School.
Leslie Turley & Jonathan Turley
Turley married his wife, Leslie, on New Year’s Eve in 1997. On December 31st, 2009, Turley wrote in a blog post that he and his wife eloped in 1997 after eight years of dating. Turley added that the couple usually celebrated with a bottle of Schramsberg Sparkling wine.
Turley and his wife live in Washington D.C. In November 2007, the Washingtonian reported that Turley and his wife had purchased a $1.7 million home in McLean’s Chesterbrook Gardens neighborhood.
Jonathan Turley has in the past advocated for Polygamy
Despite being married to one wife, Turley has advocated in the past in favor of polygamy. In April 2016, he argued a case in favor of the stars of TLC’s “Sister Wives program. The star of the show, Kody Brown, had been accused of violating Utah’s bigamy laws as he was married to four different women.
Turley wrote on his blog at the time that the state of Utah had been founded by “courageous people” who were seeking protection from “government abuse and religious inequality.”
Leslie Turley Children
The couple has four children together.
Jonathan Turley Republican Legal Expert on Impeachment
On December 2nd, 2019, it was announced that Turley would testify before the House Judiciary Committee regarding the constitutional grounds for presidential impeachment in the Impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.
In his opening remarks before the Democratic-led committee, Turley said that the House Intelligence Committee had rushed their investigations and anger. His statement reads: “I get it. You are mad. The president is mad. My Republican friends are mad. My wife is mad. My kids are mad. Even my dog is mad … and Luna is a golden doodle, and they are never mad. We are all mad, and where has it taken us? Will a slipshod impeachment make us less mad, or will it only give an invitation for the madness to follow in every future administration?”
Jonathan Turley: "I get it. You're mad. The president is mad…my wife is mad, my kids are mad, even my dog seems mad…Will a slipshod impeachment make us less mad? Will it only give an invitation for the madness to follow every future administration?" https://t.co/9B39DgMINL pic.twitter.com/j34SulegK7
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) December 4, 2019
Turley did not defend Trump’s phone call with Ukrainian President Zelensky. Turley said, “The use of military aid for a quid pro quo to investigate one’s political opponent if proven, can be an impeachable offense.”