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Top Democrat PaidOff Sexual Harassment Accuser With $27K In Taxpayer$

  1. colorfulone profile image85
    colorfuloneposted 3 weeks ago

    A leading Democratic congressman settled a wrongful dismissal complaint for more than $27,000 in taxpayer funding after he allegedly fired the staffer because she would not “succumb to [his] sexual advances,” according to a new report.

    The congressman, Michigan Rep. John Conyers, is described as a serial sexual harasser who would prey on his female staffers in sworn affidavits signed by four of his former staffers. BuzzFeed News first reported the bombshell allegations and accompanying settlement after right-wing blogger Mike Cernovich provided the website with the documents.
    http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/20/revea … ium=Social

    She Said A Powerful Congressman Harassed Her. Here’s Why You Didn’t Hear Her Story.
    https://www.buzzfeed.com/paulmcleod/she … lxMJnd1rZ5

    I do not approve of taxpayer dollars being spent to silence victims of sexual predators in government.

    1. RJ Schwartz profile image94
      RJ Schwartzposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      Just in - Representative Conyers confirms that the payments were made, however he denies any wrongdoing - many sources are claiming that the other shoe is still dropping and that this could end his career. 
      Buzzfeed also reported that it had copies of affidavits filed by three other former employees who said they saw the longest-serving active member of Congress and civil rights legend repeatedly make sexual overtures to women staffers, requesting sexual favors and touching them.

      1. colorfulone profile image85
        colorfuloneposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        Greta Van Susteren says it is a crime for members of Congress to hide personal lawsuit paid with taxpayer money.  She is an attorney so she would know.   

        The Congressman is reported to have used taxpayer money to fly women into DC to hotels in an affidavit.

        I heard that the other shoe is going to drop, but I'm wondering how many more shoes.

  2. colorfulone profile image85
    colorfuloneposted 3 weeks ago

    "Why I Tipped off BuzzFeed to the Biggest Story of the Year
    Congressman John Conyers Jr is a serial sexual predator, and I gave the story to BuzzFeed rather than break it myself."  ~  Mike Cernovich
    https://medium.com/@Cernovich/congressm … 99b8294212

  3. colorfulone profile image85
    colorfuloneposted 3 weeks ago

    Monica Conyers, (wife to John Conyers), a Detroit councilwoman was sentenced to 37 months in prison for bribery.  Nine people have pleaded guilty.  At the time this article was published, prosecutors promised more charges were coming.

    Updated May 25, 201:  https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/03/ … 94305.html

    “Bribery is a betrayal of trust,” an  “egregious” crime.

    1. GA Anderson profile image82
      GA Andersonposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      Hmm... a missing digit - "May 25, 2011" - 6 years ago. Does that matter? Is it relevant  to the current topic?

      GA

      1. colorfulone profile image85
        colorfuloneposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        Conyers' wife.
        E = mc2

        1. colorfulone profile image85
          colorfuloneposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

          Doesn't look good for Conyers. His wife called this woman a "whore".  Sounds similar to Hillary calling Bills victim "bimbos", etc.  The war on women continues!

          Another Woman Accused Rep. John Conyers Of Sexual Harassment In Court Filings This Year
          BuzzFeed: https://www.buzzfeed.com/paulmcleod/ano … gqmVGxYyJl

          2017 Court Document:  https://www.documentcloud.org/documents … on-RE.html

          House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is calling for an ethics investigation into her Democratic colleague, Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.), amid new allegations of sexual misconduct with female staffers.

          Only thing is there needs to be an ethics investigation on the Ethics Committee, they have swept far too much under the rug.  We need to demand accountability and a stop to criminal behavior by elected officials and unelected bureaucrats.

  4. colorfulone profile image85
    colorfuloneposted 3 weeks ago

    House Ethics Committee begins investigation of Rep. John Conyers over accusations of sexual harassment.

  5. colorfulone profile image85
    colorfuloneposted 3 weeks ago

    Great, let's clean out the swamp...

    Rep. Conyers lawyer hints he will take down many other Congressional harassers if he is pushed too hard

    Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/201 … z4zM0o0xbU

  6. colorfulone profile image85
    colorfuloneposted 3 weeks ago

    New John Conyers accuser: He showed up to a meeting in his underwear
    http://www.freep.com/story/news/politic … 891335001/

    What? This is Congress for God sake, you can't expect members of Congress to have to remember to put pants on for work!

  7. colorfulone profile image85
    colorfuloneposted 2 weeks ago

    John Conyers' misconduct was an open secret.   Glad he stepped aside, but he needs to resign!

    Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez, is expected to announce his resignation today.  ...  He was arrested last summer while protesting outside of Trump Towers.  ...  Don't know if he is guilty of sexual harassment or not, but I would bet he is dirty being big on amnesty for illegal immigrants.

  8. colorfulone profile image85
    colorfuloneposted 2 weeks ago

    Top House Democrat Took $50K From Taxpayers To Keep A Former Staffer Quiet
    http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/28/top-h … fer-quiet/

    "Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva’s secret deal with a former female staffer was revealed by The Washington Times on Monday. The payout was negotiated by the House Employment Counsel, the body’s attorney, and cost taxpayers $48,395."

    Taxpayer dollars hard at work!  sad

    Meanwhile, in my own State, Democratic Sen. Al Franken has been accused of sexual harassment by four women, two of them anonymous. Franken has apologized, though he has refused to resign from office.

    And, a Democrat senator and the Republican Rep. have step down and will not run for office again.

    Things are SHIFTING!

  9. colorfulone profile image85
    colorfuloneposted 2 weeks ago

    Interesting article that I have yet to research out.

    No Congressman Is More Deserving Of A Disgraceful Downfall Than John Conyers
    http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/27/no-co … n-conyers/

    By Ken Allard
    Retired U.S. Army Colonel

  10. ahorseback profile image81
    ahorsebackposted 2 weeks ago

    Taxpayer dollars are paying off accusers ?  Oh no , do you mean the same dollars that draw them all into the bedrooms of  DC.? Accusers AND perpetrators ?   

    Drain it !

    1. colorfulone profile image85
      colorfuloneposted 2 weeks agoin reply to this

      It is happening, swamp drain...

      Nancy Pelosi has now called on John Conyers to resign from Congress as he faces a growing list of credible sexual harassment accusations. This comes four days after she called him an "icon"...(that was a slap in the face for many). 

      Term limits are begin to look more and more like a great solution for gov officials and their trusted staff.

 
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