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She Said That A Powerful Congressman Harassed Her. Hereís Why You Didnít Hear Her Story.
Buzz Feed ^ | 11/20/2017 | Paul McLeod

Posted on 11/20/2017 7:54:11 PM PST by scooby321

“When you make private settlements, it doesn’t warn the next woman or the next person going into that situation.”

Documents from the complaint obtained by BuzzFeed News include four signed affidavits, three of which are notarized, from former staff members who allege that Conyers, the ranking Democrat on the powerful House Judiciary Committee, repeatedly made sexual advances to female staff that included requests for sexual favors, contacting and transporting other women with whom they believed Conyers was having affairs, caressing their hands sexually, and rubbing their legs and backs in public. Four people involved with the case verified the documents are authentic.

(Excerpt) Read more at buzzfeed.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: congresssexscandals; demsexscandals; ryan; sexscandals
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And the documents also reveal the secret mechanism by which Congress has kept an unknown number of sexual harassment allegations secret: A grinding, closely held process that left the alleged victim feeling, she told BuzzFeed News, that she had no option other than to stay quiet and accept a settlement offered to her.

“I was basically blackballed. There was nowhere I could go,” she said in a phone interview. BuzzFeed News is withholding the woman’s name at her request, because she said she fears retribution.

1 posted on 11/20/2017 7:54:11 PM PST by scooby321
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To: scooby321

Why I Tipped off BuzzFeed to the Biggest Story of the Year [John Conyers]

Medium ^ | 11/20/17 | Mike Cernovich

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3606650/posts


2 posted on 11/20/2017 7:56:06 PM PST by Bodleian_Girl (Please see my profile to find out why the Birmingham News is trying to destroy Judge Roy Moore)
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To: scooby321

Conyers?! No way! No way!

I kid...


3 posted on 11/20/2017 7:56:39 PM PST by clintonh8r (I've been banned from TheHill.com. #Proud)
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To: scooby321
Paul Ryan had to know per Mike Cernovich

We he survive?

4 posted on 11/20/2017 7:56:58 PM PST by scooby321 (o even lower)
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To: scooby321

Hopefully Ryan is implicated.


5 posted on 11/20/2017 7:57:36 PM PST by Bodleian_Girl (Please see my profile to find out why the Birmingham News is trying to destroy Judge Roy Moore)
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To: scooby321

Somebody posted that Paul Ryan covered up for him. Fake news?


6 posted on 11/20/2017 7:57:48 PM PST by apocalypto
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To: scooby321

We can all see that many in gop are comprised. McCain....


7 posted on 11/20/2017 7:59:29 PM PST by Professional
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To: apocalypto

How could Ryan have NOT known as speaker?


8 posted on 11/20/2017 8:01:15 PM PST by morphing libertarian (A proud member of the Ruthie Bader Afternoon Nap Club)
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To: Bodleian_Girl

Maybe Ryan rigged it so the settlements came out of Conyers’ office instead of the House slush fund because the cases against him were so numerous.


9 posted on 11/20/2017 8:01:33 PM PST by txhurl (Banana Republicans, as far as the eye can see)
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To: scooby321

How much longer will we have to wait before we know the lurid details of Congress critters’ gropings, the payoffs, hush money, and who all were involved?


10 posted on 11/20/2017 8:14:11 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: morphing libertarian

The article I read said Bonner was speaker. And that settlement was pd from Conyers office account.


11 posted on 11/20/2017 8:14:49 PM PST by mimaw
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To: scooby321

How much longer will we have to wait before we know the lurid details of Congress critters’ gropings, the payoffs, hush money, and who all were involved?


12 posted on 11/20/2017 8:15:47 PM PST by 353FMG
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There has got to be claims against Pervy creepy biden


13 posted on 11/20/2017 8:16:35 PM PST by RummyChick (I have no inside sources, media sources, or federal government employee sources. NONE)
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To: morphing libertarian

Remember who previous GOP Speaker was—Denny Hastert.


14 posted on 11/20/2017 8:19:43 PM PST by petitfour (APPEAL TO HEAVEN)
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thanx but hard to believe he didnt read or get briefed


15 posted on 11/20/2017 8:23:26 PM PST by morphing libertarian (A proud member of the Ruthie Bader Afternoon Nap Club)
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To: petitfour
And remember that Hastert defended William Jefferson when the FBI raided Jefferson's office and found $90,000 cash in his office freezer.

-PJ

16 posted on 11/20/2017 8:25:00 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (The 1st Amendment gives the People the right to a free press, not CNN the right to the 1st question.)
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Conyers needs to resign.


17 posted on 11/20/2017 8:27:51 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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“Somebody posted that Paul Ryan covered up for him. Fake news?”

I do not know if he did or not but I do want to know what Paul Ryan knew about this. He sure was quick to go after Roy Moore with unfounded allegations.


18 posted on 11/20/2017 8:37:30 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: scooby321; GOPsterinMA; NFHale; fieldmarshaldj

We didn’t hear her story cause she chose to get paid rather than go public.


19 posted on 11/20/2017 8:49:25 PM PST by Impy (The democrat party is the enemy of your family and civilization itself, forget that at your peril.)
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To: Salvation

This is what the RATS want!! What’s the big deal?!?!?

/sarc


20 posted on 11/20/2017 9:27:07 PM PST by Dr. Pritchett
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