I didn't want to end up in a situation where me and Ms. Campbell were alone for an extended period of time ... so out of precaution, I wanted to have her bring someone with her -- a male colleague. ... In my truck, we go by my rules.
Mississippi state Rep. Robert Foster, a Republican candidate for governor, defending his refusal to allow a female reporter on his campaign trip. Vice President Mike Pence similarly avoids being alone with women who are not his wife, even in the workplace. Both cite their Christian faith as a reason.