November 23, 2017
“Rep. John Conyers should resign. I’ve reviewed the allegations against him, and they’re as credible as they are repulsive,” she said in a statement.
I believe Rep. Conyers should resign. Full statement below. pic.twitter.com/k8u9CXoJzH
— Kathleen Rice (@RepKathleenRice) November 22, 2017
Conyers reportedly settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 with a former staffer who alleged she was fired because she didn’t succumb to his sexual advances. Former staffers also alleged that Conyers made unwanted sexual advances toward his female aides.
Conyers has admitted he took part in a settlement with a former female employee who accused him of sexual misconduct in order to avoid litigation in 2015, but denied the allegations. He said he settled the matter to avoid litigation.
This article was posted: Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 12:00 pm