While talking about his family's legal troubles Tierney claims the judge said he is "not involved in any way shape or form".
Not so fast John Tierney. That's actually not what the judge said. This is a stretch of the truth, at best.
Gloucester Times Editorial Headline:
Tierney's stretching of judge's comments further cloud issue
"But, in trying to refute the charges, Tierney doesn't help his own credibility when he suggests the judge at Patrice's sentencing in 2011 essentially exonerated him from having any knowledge of the case. For that interpretation of the judge's remarks indeed represents a stretch, at best — and at worst, as challenger Richard Tisei's campaign suggested, deliberately distorts the judge's words and intent."