by Cristina Laila
As previously reported, Congress has a rampant sexual harassment problem. In fact the problem is so bad that female lawmakers and aides keep a ‘creep list’ of men who are notorious for lewd behavior.
A release of the year-by-year breakdown of harassment settlements and other awards has people guessing names!
A new report by CNN exposes the DC swamp’s very serious problem of powerful men preying on women. CNN spoke with over 50 current and former lawmakers, aides and staff who have personally experienced sexual harassment on The Hill or know people who have.
As if this couldn’t get any worse, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) told MSNBC’s Chuck Todd Tuesday that taxpayers have paid over $15 million to settle sexual harassment lawsuits against members of Congress!
WE WANT NAMES!
Congressional Office of Compliance releases year-by-year breakdown of harassment settlements and other awards! (screenshot below via Reid Wilson, reporter for The Hill). 2002 and 2007 were big years! What happened?? People have their theories…
Reporter Niels Lesniewski says the chart totals for settlements paid by the Congressional Office of Compliance include a variety of leg. branch agencies for a variety of reasons, like FMLA, ADA, FLSA violations.
Twitter was set ablaze with people from both sides of the aisle demanding details of these huge settlements paid by taxpayers!