sexual-harassment

Farenthold Spends Leftover Campaign Funds On Lawyers
Disgraced former congressman also spent on hotel, cocktail party

Former Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, has yet to pay back the $84,000 in taxpayer money he used to settle a sexual harassment. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Since leaving office in April, Former Rep. Blake Farenthold has used a substantial amount of his leftover campaign money on legal expenses.

An analysis of Farenthold’s Federal Election Commission report by the Houston Chronicle found the Texas congressman spent more than $100,000 in legal fees

Fonda Elevates Voices of Women Farm and Domestic Workers on the Hill
‘I never thought I would live to see a day when women were actually heard,’ 80-year-old actress says

Jane Fonda said she has been talking to women workers since she made the film “9 to 5.” (Alex Gangitano/ Roll Call)

Actress Jane Fonda is using her celebrity to help women farm and domestic workers raise their voices on Capitol Hill.

The 80-year-old actress was in D.C. this week with the National Domestic Workers Alliance, National Farmworkers Women’s Alliance and the National Women’s Law Center to meet with lawmakers and ask them to pass laws to protect working women.

Ryan Defends Jim Jordan, Criticizes Lisa Page
Says Ethics Committee doesn’t investigate accusations like those against Jordan

Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., defended Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, amid allegations Jordan knew about sexual abuse while a college wrestling coach. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan defended Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan on Wednesday as Jordan faces allegations he ignored sexual abuse while he was a college wrestling coach.

Ryan said he spoke with Jordan last weekend amid news Jordan’s nephew, a wrestler at the University of Wisconsin, was killed in a car accident.

Gohmert Defends Jordan, Criticizes Accusers
Says one of the law firms investigating allegations is tied to Democrats

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, talks with President Donald Trump after the State of the Union address in the House chamber in January. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert defended fellow Republican Rep. Jim Jordan from accusations that he knew about sexual abuse, praising Jordan’s character compared to that of his accusers.

Seven former wrestlers are accusing Jordan of having known about sexual abuse from Ohio State University team physician Dr. Richard Strauss, who committed suicide in 2005.

Warren Smacks Trump Back Over DNA Test
Says president is ‘too incompetent’ to reunite migrant families in time to meet court order

Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren criticized President Donald Trump for his family separation policy in response to his questioning her heritage. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call)

Sen. Elizabeth Warren ripped President Donald Trump on Twitter after he insulted her at a campaign rally in Montana.

On Thursday, Trump repeated his use of “Pocahontas,” a slur that he has used to demean Warren’s claiming Native American heritage.

Another Former Wrestler Says Jordan Knew of Abuse
Investigators looking into accusations Ohio State sent emails intended for Jordan to wrong address

Another former wrestler at Ohio State University said Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan knew about abuse by the team's physician. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A fourth former wrestler from Ohio State University is accusing Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of knowing about sexual abuse when he was an assistant wrestling coach there.

Shawn Dailey told NBC News he was groped several times by the team physician Dr. Richard Strauss. While Dailey said he did not directly report the abuse to Jordan, he said Strauss’ abuse was mentioned several times in locker room conversations that Jordan was involved in.

Jordan Denies Allegations, Says Accuser Is ‘Bullying’ Him
‘Never heard of abuse, and if we had, we’d have reported it,’ Ohio congressman says

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, denied allegations he knew about sexual abuse by a team doctor while he was an assistant wrestling coach at the Ohio State University. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan denied allegations he knew of sexual abuse while he was an assistant wrestling coach and said the volume of email he’s getting from one accuser amounts to bullying.

Speaking at a tea party rally in Fremont, Ohio, on Wednesday Jordan said allegations made first by former wrestler Mike DiSabato to NBC News were false.

Report: Jim Jordan Accused of Ignoring Sexual Abuse at Ohio State
Ohio Republican has denied knowing about abuse of wrestlers

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, talks with reporters after a meeting of the House Republican Conference in the Capitol on June 26. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Rep. Jim Jordan is facing accusations of ignoring sexual abuse while he was an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State University.

Former university wrestlers alleged the Ohio Republican failed the stop the abuse at the hands of team doctor Dr. Richard Strauss, according to an NBC News report.

Terry Crews Gets Emotional on Why He Couldn’t Stop His Abuser
‘Brooklyn 99’ actor tells his story of sexual abuse before Senate Judiciary Committee

Actor and former football player Terry Crews said he was sharing his story “in solidarity with millions of other survivors in the world.” (C-SPAN)

Actor and former football player Terry Crews struggled on Tuesday to tell a Senate committee his story of sexual abuse.

“A lot of people don’t believe that a person like me could actually be victimized,” Crews said. “What happened to me has happened to many, many other men in Hollywood.”

Trump Backs Roby After Initial Icy Relationship
Roby said Trump should drop out in 2016, faces runoff for House seat

Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., received the support of President Donald Trump in a tweet on Friday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

President Donald Trump endorsed Alabama Rep. Martha Roby ahead of her primary runoff in the latest twist in their fraught relationship.

Trump tweeted his support for the 2nd District congresswoman on Friday morning, calling her a “consistent and reliable vote for our Make America Great Again agenda.”