"It's a tragedy what happened," said Cedar Rapids attorney Matt Reilly, who has represented women in the case. "The sad thing about this is, the merits haven't been an issue for so long. The appeal was about technicalities."
"Any characterization that we are investigating the governor about this is just not true," said Mr. Fishman's spokesman, Matt Reilly, ABC News reported. "We talk to people all the time. It doesn't mean we're investigating anybody."