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Wu at center of sex allegation (crazy Oregon dem congresscritter)
Politico ^ | July 22, 2011 | JOHN BRESNAHAN & JONATHAN ALLEN

Posted on 07/23/2011 7:29:47 AM PDT by Second Amendment First

Rep. David Wu has been accused of an “unwanted sexual encounter” with the teenage daughter of a longtime friend, the latest scandal to engulf the troubled Oregon Democrat.

The Oregonian reported that the 56-year-old Wu “acknowledged a sexual encounter to his senior aides but insisted it was consensual,” according to sources aware of the incident.

The unidentified teenage woman and her family did not file any criminal complaint over the incident, which took place sometime around last Thanksgiving.

Calling the episode “very serious,” Wu did not specifically address allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances on a young woman who is the daughter of a donor.

“This is very serious, and I have absolutely no desire to bring unwanted publicity, attention, or stress to a young woman and her family,” Wu said.

The Oregonian reported the woman graduated from high school in 2010 but did provide an age for her. The woman and her family declined to speak to the newspaper.

Wu, who is being treated for an unspecified mental health condition, was is separated from his wife Michelle and the couple is seeking a divorce. They have two children.

The Taiwanese-born Wu is the first Chinese-American in Congress. He was elected to the House in 1998.

This episode is the latest in a long list of troubling incidents for Wu, including a previous allegation of sexual assault lodged against him by a former girlfriend when they were both attending Stanford University in 1976. Wu was not charged with a crime, but he was made to see a counselor and was disciplined by the university.

This incident was reported by the Oregonian shortly before the 2004 elections. Wu admitted to “inexcusable behavior on my part” when confronted about the allegations.

“As a 21-year-old, I hurt someone I cared very much about. I take full responsibility for my actions and I am very sorry,” Wu said in a statement to the Oregonian. “This single event forever changed my life and the person that I have become.”

Shortly before the 2010 elections, Wu began behaving erratically, according to the Oregonian and other news outlets. Wu sent a bizarre picture of himself in a tiger costume to his staffers, and some of them urged him to seek psychiatric help. More than a half dozen staffers and campaign consultants quit as Wu bombarded them with troubled phone calls and e-mails.

“I freely admit that it was an intense campaign, and I was not always at my best with staff or constituents,” Wu said in a statement to Williamette Week, a Portland newspaper, about his behavior. “For all those moments, I wish I’d been better and I apologize.”

These latest allegations against Wu add to the growing list of sex scandals that have rocked Capitol Hill over the last two years.

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) recently resigned from Congress following a national firestorm over naked pictures he sent to women he met over the Internet.

Former Rep. Christopher Lee (R-N.Y.) was caught sending a topless online photo and also resigned. Former Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) had an affair with one of his campaign aides, who also happened to be the wife of his deputy chief of staff. Ensign stepped down from office on May 3.

And ex-Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) quickly departed Capitol Hill in March 2010 after POLITICO reported he was under investigation by the House Ethics Committee for allegations of sexual harassment of male staffers. The Ethics Committee recently announced that it will continue looking into whether any Democratic lawmakers or staffers knew about those allegations but failed to take action against Massa.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: davidwu; oregon

1 posted on 07/23/2011 7:29:48 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Second Amendment First

In September, for a while,
Wu will be a pedophile,
Luring children with his guile.
Luring once; luring twice;
Luring chicken soup with rice.


2 posted on 07/23/2011 7:33:17 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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3 posted on 07/23/2011 7:33:29 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Second Amendment First

This story is nothing more than early campaigning on his part, trying to lock up the Liberal votes for 2012.


4 posted on 07/23/2011 7:34:13 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle
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To: Second Amendment First

he should have resigned.


5 posted on 07/23/2011 7:34:58 AM PDT by ken21 (liberal + rino progressive media hate palin, bachman, cain...)
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6 posted on 07/23/2011 7:35:12 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Wu Wu!


7 posted on 07/23/2011 7:35:49 AM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Second Amendment First

I guess he will Wu the day..


8 posted on 07/23/2011 7:36:18 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Wu who?


9 posted on 07/23/2011 7:38:57 AM PDT by Andyman (The truth shall make you FReep.)
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To: Second Amendment First
Typical Liberal Moron..Remember this is the filthy Obama era all of the trolls with the dem party think they can get away with anything and this is the kind of crazy that they elect in Oregon.. Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.), inexplicably outfitted in a tiger suit, in a photo he distributed via email prior to the November 2010 election. His advisers reportedly staged interventions regarding his erratic behavior. Photo: Willamette Week
10 posted on 07/23/2011 7:40:13 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Second Amendment First

Wu Wu!


11 posted on 07/23/2011 7:42:50 AM PDT by IbJensen (You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it!)
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To: PLD

Bill Clinton raped Juanita Broaddrick and Eileen Wellstone and the democrats enthusiastically elected him president.


12 posted on 07/23/2011 7:43:50 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Second Amendment First
To quote White Sox boradcaster Ken Harrelson..

"He gone!!>>"

13 posted on 07/23/2011 7:44:05 AM PDT by ken5050 (Save the earth..it's the ONLY planet with CHOCOLATE!!!)
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To: Second Amendment First
In February 2010, Wu crashed into a parked car and asked the owner of the car not to call the police.

This bum should be run out of town.

WW report: Wu crashes car, asks that police not be called

14 posted on 07/23/2011 7:45:58 AM PDT by csvset
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To: Second Amendment First

“That’s racist”


15 posted on 07/23/2011 7:57:26 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Second Amendment First
Yes I know he raped her and beat her up and got away with it..He is a filthy democrat..Juanita Broaddrick is a very sweet lady and the filthy Clinton's got away with harassing,raping her,and beating her up..One day the filthy pig Clinton will die and go to hell dancing with his democrat friends and burning his ass off..I will celebrate his death he like Obama are the devils handy men and I hope I live to see the day the two of them get what is coming..
16 posted on 07/23/2011 7:59:01 AM PDT by PLD
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To: PLD

I’ve never understood what the big deal is with the tiger suit. If I recall, it had something to do with an event for his kids. Just shows a decent sense of humor, it seems. It’s not like he tweeted his junk.


17 posted on 07/23/2011 7:59:53 AM PDT by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: junta

18 posted on 07/23/2011 8:20:20 AM PDT by csvset
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To: Second Amendment First

Wuut!


19 posted on 07/23/2011 8:22:03 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Minn
Rep David Wu inexplicably outfitted in a tiger suit, in a photo he distributed via email prior to the November 2010 election. “His advisers reportedly staged interventions regarding his erratic behavior”. Photo: Willamette Week

http://wonkette.com/438739/allegedly-insane-rep-david-wu-also-appears-to-be-a-furry

As for the playing with the kids that was a clean up job from his staff..He is another loon and a drunk..

20 posted on 07/23/2011 8:29:48 AM PDT by PLD
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To: bigbob

Time to get all Wu-Wu’d up!!


21 posted on 07/23/2011 8:29:54 AM PDT by Radagast the Fool ("Mexico-Beirut with tacos!"--Dr. Zoidberg)
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To: Second Amendment First

What a Wu-Wu Whack-job.

Really, read some background on this guy. He is just nuts.

Good job Oregon. You take some of the heat off of us in MA for sending idiots to Congress.


22 posted on 07/23/2011 8:39:15 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I can't think of anything clever, so I'll just say, "Obama sucks.")
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To: Vermont Lt

Excuse me - but this guy is a demonic-rat and therefore can not be held accountable to any moral standard - Duh......


23 posted on 07/23/2011 8:50:30 AM PDT by CoastWatcher
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To: Andyman

“Wu who?”

Have we suck so low as to begin the knock knock jokes?


24 posted on 07/23/2011 8:56:51 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (As long as the MSM covers for Obama, he will be above the law)
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To: csvset

You owe me a keyboard. That is funny right there I tell you.


25 posted on 07/23/2011 8:58:12 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (As long as the MSM covers for Obama, he will be above the law)
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To: Second Amendment First

gosh, with winners like this in Congress...it’s surprising that the country is so screwed up (extreme sarcasm)


26 posted on 07/23/2011 9:00:24 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Second Amendment First

Wu’s on first...


27 posted on 07/23/2011 9:15:46 AM PDT by tal hajus (ever the cynic)
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To: Second Amendment First

Here is our soon to be ex-congressman campaigning:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-Rnuh_CPcc

Pray for America


28 posted on 07/23/2011 9:33:43 AM PDT by bray (Palin is the DC Nightmare)
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To: PLD

Please add Dingy Harry Reid, Nazi Pelosi and Debbie Wasserman-Shitz to you wish list. They are equally reprehensible


29 posted on 07/23/2011 9:44:21 AM PDT by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: Second Amendment First

Oregon Democrats will be pitching Wu.


30 posted on 07/23/2011 10:11:53 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Government borrowing is Taxation without Representation)
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To: vette6387
Believe me they will go to hell along with the other fools in Washington..I think about what it would be like to watch those bastards jumping flames and believe me they will..They will never get out of hell..God knows who is sincere and who is not so even if the loons prayed at the last minutes of their life I know God will know it is just another con game to them..
31 posted on 07/23/2011 10:15:53 AM PDT by PLD
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To: tal hajus

LOL!


32 posted on 07/23/2011 3:36:33 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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