ACTUALLY HE NEEDS TO RESIGN NOW!
In the wake of multiple sexual harassment claims, U.S. Representative John Conyers (D-MI) will not seek re-election to the House in 2018. After receiving praise for being a political Icon by Democrat House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the backlash against the Congressman has been massive following the many allegations of sexual harassment. The calls for Conyers to resign have been growing. However, he states that he will not be forced out of office. Wanna bet? The pressure will become too much for Conyers to stay. The archaic, dinosaur mentality of this man thinking he can withstand the sexual harassment and assault purge is just that, prehistoric. According to his attorney Arnold Reed, “He’s not going to be forced out of office, and no one has told him he has to leave. He has not indicated he’s going to resign at this point.” The key word here is “at this point.” It is only a matter of time. No one is immune to this wave, not even members of the black caucus.
The controversy swirling around Michigan Rep. John Conyers has intensified this week as former staff members accused him of sexual harassment.
Sources told Local 4 that Conyers will not seek re-election for a new term in the wake of the scandal, which continues to grow.
Two sources close to the Conyers situation told Local 4′s Rod Meloni that the congressman won’t resign. It’s his intent to announce in January that he won’t run for re-election in 2018.
His attorney said the allegations are not true, but Conyers is under increased scrutiny, and his family is rallying around him.
Conyers caught a bit of a break Wednesday as the Congressional Black Caucus met in Washington and Chairman Cedric Richmond disputed the stories saying he is pushing for Conyers to resign.
Among the former staffers accusing Conyers of sexual harassment is Deanna Maher, who claimed Conyers sexually harassed her three times, including undressing to his underwear in her bedroom while she was in a nightgown.
Pelosi Defends Serial Sexual Harasser and Calls Conyers an Icon while ABC News Cokie Roberts Says, “Every Female in the Press Corps Knew” To Avoid Getting in An Elevator With Rep. Conyers (D-MI)
HOW HARVEY WEINSTEINESQUE … THE MSM KNEW THIS DEMOCRAT WAS A SERIAL OFFENDER AND SAID NOTHING …
Even as Democrat House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defends the boorish actions of Rep. Conyers (D-MI), ABC’s Cokie Roberts makes a startling admission that “every female in the press corps knew” to avoid being in an elevator with Rep. John Conyers (D-MI). Imagine that. So guess who also knew about Conyes’ inappropriate conduct? That would be Nancy Pelosi. Robert’s stated on ABC ‘This Week,’ “Don’t get in the elevator with him, you know, and the whole every female in the press corps knew that, right, don’t get in elevator with him. Now people are saying it out loud. And I think that does make a difference.”
Everybody knew about his conduct for years and said nothing. The liberal MSM, Democrats, nobody, not even House Republicans. Why is that? is the cesspool in Washington DC any different than Hollywood? And now we have politicians policing their own when they had done nothing for years but look the other way. Its time for these people to be thrown out of office. These are serial offenders and because of their power, they are untouchable. This is just yet another reason for term limits. But instead of throwing Conyers out of office or he doing the right thing by resigning, we have the likes of Pelosi defending him and calling him an icon. And you wonder why this type of behavior was allowed to go on?
Pelosi Defends Conyers … Sounds like he has done a great deal to sexually harass women there Nancy
Speaking on ABC’s “This Week,” Cokie Roberts made a startling admission: “every female in the press corps knew” to avoid being in an elevator with Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), and has apparently known about this “for years.” Conyers has been accused of multiple instances of sexual harassment and has stepped down from the House Judiciary Committee.
Despite the allegations against him, major players in the Democratic Party have defended Conyers and will not say that he should resign. Pelosi even referred to the embattled congressman as an “icon.”
Roberts was discussing the current culture on Capitol Hill with Martha Raddatz and Anna Palmer. Roberts said that while this has been the status quo for decades, she believes that things could change now that people are coming public with their experiences.
“The fact that people are willing to be public can change things. I mean, we all talked about for years,” said Roberts.
Further, Roberts says that it “does make a difference” now that women are not being shy about this kind of misconduct. Roberts implied that Conyers’ predatory behavior was an open secret among the press corps.
“Don’t get in the elevator with him, you know, and the whole every female in the press corps knew that, right, don’t get in elevator with him,” said Roberts. She continued, “Now people are saying it out loud. And I think that does make a difference.”
This is the party that was defending women, eh?
UNREAL SEXUAL HARASSMENT DOUBLE STANDARD … Al Franken Asked Whether He’s Ever Groped a Woman’s Butt: ‘I Can’t Say I Haven’t’ Done That’
THE DEMOCRAT SEXUAL HARASSMENT DOUBLE STANDARD: AS FRANKEN AND DEMOCRATS CONDEMN REPUBLICANS, FRANKEN THINKS HE SHOULD GET A PASS …
If we are going to be serious and fair about sexual harassment and assault in politics, then Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) would have to go right now. He not only has been accused of groping women on multiple occasions, there is video proof. But that makes no difference when one is a Democrat. He was asked in an interview whether he had ever placed a hand on some woman’s butt? Franken’s response, “I can’t say that it hasn’t happened. In crowded chaotic situations, I can’t say I haven’t done that” Really, you are going to blame being in a crowded situation for knowingly and purposely putting your hands on a woman’s ass? This man is a true POS. Franken can’t say he hasn’t done it because he obviously has made a habit out of doing so. But instead of leaving office in disgrace like he should, Franken is going to return to office. Nope, it is different for Democrats. Franken claims he is embarrassed and ashamed. No, he is ashamed and embarrassed that he was caught. He had more than enough time to come clean on what he did and decided to remain silent. They get to molest women and then claim they are sorry and some how get a free pass. This is the double standard of the LEFT. As they cry for investigations of individuals like Roy Moore, where there are only 40 year old allegations, politicians like Franken and Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), where there is actual proof, get treated differently. If we are going to drain the swamp, lets do it once and for all. Where is the outrage? The MSM salivates over such a story involving President Trump. Instead, they are provided factual ones with liberal Democrats and they all but ignore the story.
“I’ve let a lot of people down and I’m hoping I can make it up to them and gradually regain their trust,” said Franken, who broke an eight-day silence Sunday to talk by phone about what he’s done and what he’ll be doing next.
For starters, he said, “I’m looking forward to getting back to work tomorrow.”
Sen. Al Franken, who is currently plagued by a number of sexual misconduct accusations, received a tough grilling in a 30-minute interview with WCCO on whether he has ever grabbed a woman’s backside.
In the first television interview since four women accused the Minnesota senator of sexual misconduct, Franken apologized and said he was “embarrassed and ashamed of some of what has come out.”
When confronted by WCCO’s Esme Murphy about Leanne Tweeden’s allegation that he forcibly kissed her during a USO tour in 2006, Franken said he “had a different recollection of the kiss.”
“My recollection is different than hers. I apologized to her and meant it and she was gracious enough to accept my apology,” Franken said.
With regards to the picture of Franken groping Tweeden’s chest as she slept, the senator said that “was inexcusable and that is what I am most ashamed for.”
In the interview Murphy tried to hold Franken down on several other allegations that he grabbed women’s buttocks while posing for photos, asking if the women are mistaken that he groped them.
Picture proof of his sexual assault and he is still in office
“I am not saying that,” Franken replied. “As I said, I take thousands of photos. I don’t remember these particular photos.”
“With all due respect, people are going to find it hard to believe that someone such as yourself wouldn’t know that they were grabbing someone’s butt,” Murphy shot back.
“I can understand how some people would see it that way,” Franken said.
“But have you ever placed a hand on some woman’s butt?” Murphy asked.
“I can’t say that it hasn’t happened. In crowded chaotic situations, I can’t say I haven’t done that. I am very sorry if these women experienced that,” Franken conceded.
Franken also told Murphy that he does not intend to step down from the Senate, and will return to his office on Monday.
How can any political branch of government have this kind of proof of sexual assault and allow them to be in office. This from the same Democrat party that brought us Bill Clinton and the many women who accused him of assault and even rape. That’s right, the Democrats are supposed to be the party of women, aren’t they?
Uber-Lib David Corn Investigated for Inappropriate Workplace Behavior … Accused of making “rape jokes,” “regularly gave unwelcome shoulder rubs and engaged in uninvited touching of their legs, arms, backs, and waists,” and “made inappropriate comments about women’s sexuality and anatomy.”
This time a far-Lefty is accused of inappropriate behavior …
The Politico reports that Mother Jones magazine’s editor and chief executive investigated Washington bureau chief David Corn for inappropriate workplace behavior three years ago. They warned him about touching female staffers and insensitive descriptions of sexual violence, and they would now probe the allegations further due to two emails written by former staffers in 2014 and 2015. Had these same kind of emails surfaced in today’s environment or accusations were made now, Corn would probably find himself without a job in the light of what has happened recently. Corn was accused of making “rape jokes,” “regularly gave (several women) unwelcome shoulder rubs and engaged in uninvited touching of their legs, arms, backs, and waists,” and “made inappropriate comments about women’s sexuality and anatomy.”
Mother Jones magazine’s editor and chief executive acknowledged on Thursday that they investigated Washington bureau chief David Corn for inappropriate workplace behavior three years ago, warning him about touching female staffers and insensitive descriptions of sexual violence, and would now probe the allegations further in light of two emails written by former staffers in 2014 and 2015 and obtained by POLITICO.
One of the emails, written in 2015 by a former staffer outlining concerns she had heard from other women in the Washington office, said Corn, now 58, made “rape jokes,” “regularly gave [several women] unwelcome shoulder rubs and engaged in uninvited touching of their legs, arms, backs, and waists,” and “made inappropriate comments about women’s sexuality and anatomy.” The other email, from 2014, was by a former female staffer who claimed that Corn “came up behind me and put his hands and arms around my body in a way that felt sexual and domineering.”
CEO Monika Bauerlein and editor-in-chief Clara Jeffery said they had not seen these emails, which were shared several years ago between colleagues and union representatives. But the magazine’s leaders acknowledged dealing with allegations of inappropriate touching and comments around the time the emails were written, and said they believe Corn has stopped those behaviors.
Corn, in a statement to POLITICO, said that neither his comments nor his touching of colleagues was in any way sexual.
Corn’s excuse is that he is just an exuberant person and it was never his intent to be perceived as “sexual” or “domineering.” Of course we know from other sexual harassment cases, it is not a matter of what the perpetrator intended, it is how the victim perceived the advances. Hmm, making rape jokes, rubbing woman’s shoulders and engaging in uninvited touching of their legs, arms, backs, and waists, and making inappropriate comments about women’s sexuality and anatomy isn’t sexual? Really?
“I am an exuberant person and have been known to pat male and female colleagues on the shoulder or slap them on the back, but always in a collegial or celebratory way,” he said. “I have never touched any work colleague in a sexual manner. Once concerns were raised about this type of contact, I have been mindful to avoid it to prevent any misperception. If anyone ever perceived any of this as ‘sexual’ or ‘domineering,’ I am sorry—that was never my intent.”
So what will happen to David Corn? Others have found themselves relived of their jobs for similar and worse conduct. Does anyone think this is really all just in the past, or has the same behavior continued over time? We shall see if more women come forward.
The accusations against Corn have surfaced amid a wave of sexual harassment allegations involving high-profile men in the news business, including star political journalist Mark Halperin, now-former top NPR editor Michael Oreskes, former New Republic literary editor Leon Wieseltier and New Republic publisher Hamilton Fish. Wieseltier, Fish and Corn were recently accused of harassment on “Shitty Media Men,” an anonymously written list featuring women’s claims against more than 70 men that’s been circulating among journalists.
Democrat Maxine Waters Threatens President Donald Trump, “I Will Go and Take Trump Out Tonight” (VIDEO)
WTF … IMAGE IF E REPUBLICAN POLITICIANS SAID THE SAME THING ABOUT BARACK OBAMA?
Hmm, so who goes high when the others go low? Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters made a threat of violence against a sitting president. The LEFT and MSM can try and spin this all they want, this is what she did. So when will the Secret Service be paying a visit to this insanoid Democrat? Just how irresponsible can the LEFT be with their hateful rhetoric that is meant to rile up the base. This is despicable and she should be sanctioned by the House for her actions. This is not free speech, this is an act of violence.
Once again I will say, what you the LEFT’s and MSM’s reaction be in a GOP representative has made such a threat to Barack Obama? Yup, the double standard is sickening.
Who is the unstable individual who should be kicked out of politics? Maxine Waters is a lunatic. It is sad that the LEFT would actually try and defend this. They are actually defending Waters’ rhetoric. She did not say take him out in 2018 or 2020. She said tonight.