Dem Congresswoman: Women Wearing Provocative Clothing Is an ‘Invitation to Harassment’

Washington Free Beacon | 12/13/2017 | Alex Griswold
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BY: Alex Griswold

A Democratic congresswoman told her colleagues in a meeting on Wednesday that staffers and lawmakers should stop wearing revealing clothing if they want to avoid sexual harassment, according to two Democratic sources in the room.

Politico - Sources - Rep - Marcy - Kaptur

Politico cites two sources who say Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur (Ohio) made the comments during a closed-door Democratic caucus meeting to discuss sexual harassment issues.

"I saw a member yesterday with her cleavage so deep it was down to the floor," Kaptur reportedly said. "And what I’ve seen … it's really an invitation."

Booed - Companies - Dress - Code - Dress

"Maybe I’ll get booed for saying this, but many companies and the military [have] a dress code. I have been appalled at some of the dress of … members and staff. Men have to wear ties and suits," she continued.

Politico‘s sources say the comments were met with stunned silence. "Nearly everyone in the room’s mouths were wide open aghast," said one.

Statement - Kaptur

In a statement, Kaptur aknowledged...
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