GOP Senate Candidate: Why Won't Congress Release Names of Congressmen Accused of Sexual Harassment

CNS News | 10/5/2018 | Staff
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(CNSNews.com) - As the Senate is poised to vote on Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of sexual assault allegations that have been investigated and cleared by the FBI, Senate Republican candidate for Virginia Corey Stewart is calling out members of Congress for failing to release the names of congressmen who are accused of sexual harassment.

During the final debate between him and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Stewart criticized the Democrats’ handling of the allegations against Kavanaugh and called out members of Congress for spending taxpayer dollars to settle sexual harassment claims but refusing to release the names of the alleged perpetrators.

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“This is beneath the dignity of the United States Senate, and it’s not just the Democrats. It’s the Republicans as well. That needs to end. Dragging America through this horrible spectacle of the United States Senate, and who’s doing it? One hundred in the United States Senate, 435 in the House are just as guilty from my perspective, but here’s what they’re doing. They spent $17 million to quash accusations of sexual harassment against them,” Stewart said.

During the debate, Stewart asked what Kaine has done to combat sexual harassment on Capitol Hill and raising the question of whether Kaine might be on the list of alleged harassers.

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In an interview with Fox 5, a DC-based Fox news affiliate, Stewart was asked what he thought about some in the media and other political observers calling it a new low.

“That’s what we get from the Democrats right about now, but they’re accusing me of something that they’re doing right now to Judge Kavanaugh. Here they’ve got these 36-year-old allegations unsubstantiated, uncorroborated, seven FBI investigations, and they’re still not letting this go, and they’re still accusing him of doing something when he was in high school,” Stewart said.

“And that really came...
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