Another Democrat Revealed To Have Used Congressional Sex Harassment ‘Slush Fund’
So do I understand this correctly? This congressman “conspired” to use federal funds to protect a donor of his that with criminal intent had her fired? That is even more reprehensible and totally illegal! And they are using, but it wasn’t me, I just covered it up!
Another Democrat has been revealed to have used the controversial Congressional “slush fund” in 2006 to cover up sexual harassment allegations — Rep. Gregory Meeks of New York.
What were the accusations?
Meeks was not himself accused of sexual harassment, but a former staffer said that she was harassed by him and his office after she reported sexual harassment by an employee of a donor to the congressman, according to the Daily Caller.
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Andrea Payne, then a congressional aide, sued after she was fired for filing a complaint at the Office of Compliance, the agency at the center of the sex predator slush fund controversy.
“This is an action to recover for damages sustained by plaintiff when Rep. Meeks violated her constitutional rights by retaliating against her, and ultimately terminating her employment, because of her sexual assault lawsuit,” said Payne’s attorneys in her subsequent lawsuit. Read more at The Blaze.