A Member Of Congress Accused Of Harassment Is Refusing to Resign. Frustrated Democrats Can't Make Him.
Rep. Ruben Kihuen is refusing to quit two weeks after the first woman accused him of sexual harassment. Although an ethics investigation is now underway, the stalemate shows that Congress has no clear process to handle allegations in a quick and conclusive manner.
She Says She Quit Her Campaign Job After He Harassed Her. Now He’s In Congress.
Last year, a 25-year-old woman left her job on Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen’s campaign because of what she says were repeated, unwanted propositions for dates and sex. Responding to these allegations, the chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Kihuen should resign. Kihuen said on Friday, “I sincerely apologize for anything that I may have said or done that made her feel uncomfortable.”
Trump Says DREAMer Deal Is "Fairly Close" After Democratic Leaders Said There Was An Agreement
Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer said the agreement had been reached Wednesday night, but said Thursday there was no "final" deal. Trump said there's no deal yet, but seemed to be on the same page as the Democratic leaders on a framework.