WASHINGTON House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called for an ethics investigation Monday into sexual misconduct allegations against Representative David Wu.
Pelosi called for the investigation after reported accusations that the Oregon Democrat had an unwanted sexual encounter with the teen-aged daughter of a campaign donor.
...seems there were signs of problems ahead of time
"They said Wu had behaved strangely at meetings and had emailed pictures of himself wearing a tiger suit to staff. Several key staff members resigned following the election.
Wu, who represents the Portland area, is in his seventh two-year term in the House. Two Democrats have already announced they will seek Wu's seat in the 2012 congressional election."
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43876976/ns … itol_hill/
. This could have been avoided years ago and even earlier this year. When the first incident occured, the Pelosi of the we will fix congress family, ignored calls for his resignation and refused a house ethics investigation. Now Pelosi will asr for a hearing but not after she ignored it, then met on Sat with Wu, and other dems started to call for his resignation. Way to be in front of it Pelosi,
Earlier this year he admitted his past behavior is from a mental condition but he blamed his meds for making incapacitated. I guess we only go after Backmann even though it does not interfere with her doing her job, I mean we never saw her in a tiger outfit, have we? What a double standard
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