Former Nandua High School teacher and local personality Carla Savage-Wells appeared on CNN to defend Governor Ralph Northam on Monday.

Savage-Wells defended the man she has known for almost 50 years, and said Governor Northam, like all of us, has made mistakes in our younger years. She said the governor doesn’t “have a racist bone in his body”, and said he should not resign.

Below is the full video of the interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo: