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She Said That A Powerful Congressman
Harassed Her. Here’s Why You Didn’t
Hear Her Story.

BuzzFeed, by Paul McLeod & Lissandra Villa

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/20/2017 10:41:59 PM

Michigan Rep. John Conyers, a Democrat and the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 with a former employee who alleged she was fired because she would not “succumb to [his] sexual advances.”Documents from the complaint obtained by BuzzFeed News include four signed affidavits, three of which are notarized, from former staff members who allege that Conyers, the ranking Democrat on the powerful House Judiciary Committee, repeatedly made sexual advances to female staff that included requests for sexual favors, contacting and transporting other women with whom they believed Conyers was having affairs, caressing

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: chicodon, 11/20/2017 10:53:24 PM     (No. 11457713)

I´m not saying that Trump is behind this.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: annie xango, 11/20/2017 10:57:05 PM     (No. 11457716)

do you think the pretty AA woman that Laura I just interviewed was one of them..she did not name him but said he was powerful.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 11/20/2017 10:59:24 PM     (No. 11457717)

Hmmmm. There are a few more that we won’t hear about in the CBC... and not all opposite sex or adult abuse..,

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rochow, 11/20/2017 11:16:42 PM     (No. 11457724)

This ranking member sounds rank with corruption. The stuttering fool and his wife are two corrupt bags that need to leave the swamp!
How does trash like this get elected and re-elected?? Is everyone in his district brain dead?

Term limits! Term limits! Term limits for these criminals!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Retiree, 11/20/2017 11:31:51 PM     (No. 11457731)

Is that where part of the 17 million went that cost us taxpayers?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 11/21/2017 12:33:42 AM     (No. 11457745)

Pelosi had to have known all about this guy and his nasty habits. He is her favorite guy to stick on committees when she needs a troublemaker to slow the proceedings to a crawl.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/21/2017 1:09:42 AM     (No. 11457754)

Why are taxpayers funding these fools ? Let them buy a policy from Lloyds of London or a liability policy or simply fund it themselves.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Postaway, 11/21/2017 1:30:39 AM     (No. 11457762)

No wonder he hasn´t got time to read the bills.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: caddyjak, 11/21/2017 2:17:36 AM     (No. 11457782)

Everything about Conyers stinks of corruption. From using government paid employees for slaves to presiding over the dimmest voters in America. Should have been jailed along with his ex. The perfect product of voter fraud and voter ignorance. God help us!!!!!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/21/2017 4:34:04 AM     (No. 11457798)

A republican strips down right away.Watch how long it takes to dump this old perv clown. Ihaven´t been shocked by a single accusation yet because I know human nature. Motels and Hotels are filled every weekend with cheating spouses.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: fed-up, 11/21/2017 7:23:13 AM     (No. 11457849)

FTA
"Conyers’ wife, former Detroit city councilor Monica Conyers, was sentenced to three years in prison over bribery charges in 2010. (One of the documents alleged Conyers began “aggressively acting out his sexual harassment behavior” following this.) Last year the couple renewed their vows. "

What a guy!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: walcb, 11/21/2017 7:48:23 AM     (No. 11457881)

Excellent researched story by BuzzFeed.

“Your story won’t do stuff to him,” said the staffer. “He’s untouchable.”

Quote from the article was altered to meet posting requirements.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/21/2017 7:55:25 AM     (No. 11457886)

Why is President Trump even mentioned here?

This wellspring of “Metoo-ism” has bubbled over and is affecting not just Hollywood but a number of other areas. Washington DC has been known for this kind of misbehavior, but I wonder how many outside the Beltway knew how our very own federal government fostered it?

We have long known of Conyers’s corruption. And that of his wife. We just didn’t know how far it went. You can bet his wife Monica knew:

In a 2016 article about their renewing their vows while in the midst of their divorce:

John Conyers’ lawyer, Arnold E. Reed, said on Twitter Monday that “JC wanted to reconcile #God, family, #public service is his life long clarion call. At this time, he is resolute in this calling.”

Monica Conyers, 51, who went to prison in a bribery scandal, filed for divorce on Sept. 3, 2015. John, 87, counter-sued on Sept. 21. Monica Conyers’ filing cited “a breakdown of marriage relationship to the extent that the objects of matrimony have been destroyed. There remains no reasonable likelihood the marriage can be preserved.”

Reed said last fall that the longest-serving member of Congress hoped to preserve his 25-year marriage.


http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2016/08/29/conyers/89537374/

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Reply 14 - Posted by: winnie1, 11/21/2017 8:01:30 AM     (No. 11457898)

"In this case, one of Conyers’ former employees was offered a settlement, in exchange for her silence, that would be paid out of Conyers’ taxpayer-funded office budget. His office would “rehire” the woman as a “temporary employee” despite her being directed not to come into the office or do any actual work, according to the document. The complainant would receive a total payment of $27,111.75 over the three months, after which point she would be removed from the payroll, according to the document."
This excerpt from this article says plan and clear Conyers should have gone to jail. (Taxpayers money)

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Reply 15 - Posted by: mathman, 11/21/2017 8:23:26 AM     (No. 11457940)

He is black.
Therefore he has racial immunity.
Just like Obama.
Nothing can happen to him. He has too much dirt on too many people.
Even to mention this subject is racist.
He can (and will) ruin any person who comes out against him.

That is why we need term limits.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: meidei, 11/21/2017 8:29:33 AM     (No. 11457950)

It´s sickening to know he´d get a big pension whether he´s in or out of jail - just like Jesse Jackson, Jr.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mc squared, 11/21/2017 9:09:18 AM     (No. 11458027)

The agreement says that the victim would be paid the $27K through the regular payroll system while remaining employed.

This sounds like a clever laundering scheme to hide the fact that it was a payout, AND that it came from government funds.

How does one arrive at a figure of $27,111.75 anyhow?




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Reply 18 - Posted by: Madinmaryland, 11/21/2017 9:15:06 AM     (No. 11458038)

Oh, where to begin...First, I guess there are no First Amendment rights when one signs on as a staffer for this dude. Then, spending tax-payer money to cover up these deeds. Then, having the sordid process play out again and again is disgusting. I feel sorry for the women involved in this. I´m sure they didn´t know what they were getting into. If any were for-warned, they didn´t take it seriously. Conyers needs to retire or be prosecuted or censured. He needs to go away.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: strike3, 11/21/2017 9:15:42 AM     (No. 11458039)

This CBC pig´s behavior is every bit as repulsive as Weinstein´s and it sounds like it has been going on unchecked for a long time. He should be removed from office immediately.

The only difference in Conyers´ case is that he has the government protecting him. It sounds like an expensive, secretive and elaborate system is in place to protect this slime, which means this behavior is accepted and condoned by Congress.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: curious1, 11/21/2017 10:53:50 AM     (No. 11458183)

So when Monica was 18, John was 55. And when they married she was 26 and he was 63? And the leftards have the gall to comment about a 32 yo dating an 18-19 yo? R. Moore was a democrat in his early 30s, so this is an apples to apples comparison.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: uno, 11/21/2017 11:34:02 AM     (No. 11458240)

Remember when Nancy Pelosi called the Republicans "The Culture of Corruption"?

It is now abundantly clear where she got the idea!!!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: stryker714, 11/21/2017 11:56:44 AM     (No. 11458274)

This scenario could best be described as state-sponsored hush money. It´s as if a guardian or executor has been tasked with disbursing funds from a trust fund, at their will, to take care of a little spoiled brat, problem child that rich family don´t want around anymore. As the problem child creates, ahem, problems, the guardian dispenses money to clean up the mess. The, "pretend to be still employed" tactic, to cover the dispersal, may show this has happened before and will happen again. The source of the money is definitely a point of scorn and condemnation. This money is TAXPAYER money that should not be available for the guardian to use in this manner. Our founding fathers certainly did not envision this, want it to happen, allow for it.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: veritas4ever, 11/21/2017 12:52:37 PM     (No. 11458324)

If the blond congresswoman named Dingell is his wife,I would like to hear her Sunday rant about sexual harassment by men with power now that the old sucker she´s married to is an abuser. Dingell´s speech is almost uncomprehensible, I wonder how he able to get his point understood. Every congressperson is full of s..t. Why is there a taxpayer "SHUSH" fund to take care of women who complain about our representatives. Why isn´t
their own money being used. Why is FOX News the only media reporting this. Are most of them dumbocRATS?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: veritas4ever, 11/21/2017 12:54:11 PM     (No. 11458330)

Forget my comments, I got Conyers and Dingell mixed up.

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A suspect is in custody following an explosion at one of New York City’s busiest transit hubs in Times Square during Monday morning’s rush hour, police said. The bombing suspect was identified as Akayed Ullah, 27, according to New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill. Ullah had an explosive device strapped to his body, O’Neill said. What do we know about the suspect? Law enforcement sources told Fox News Ullah lives in Brooklyn. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the explosion was an “attempted terrorist attack.” Sources told the Associated Press that Ullah may be of Bangladeshi descent. What else do we know about the


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