Skip to comments.Kihuen, accused of sexual harassment, says he won’t seek re-election
Posted on 12/16/2017 10:47:27 PM PST by Oshkalaboomboom
Rep. Ruben Kihuen said Saturday he would not seek re-election following accusations of sexually inappropriate behavior with women.
I want to state clearly again that I deny the allegations in question, Kihuen, D-Nev., said in a statement to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. I am committed to fully cooperating with the House Ethics Committee and look forward to clearing my name.
Democratic Party leaders have called for Kihuen to step down over the charges. On Saturday, Kihuen said he would serve out his two-year term. But he added that the allegations would a distract from a thorough discussion of issues in a campaign.
Therefore, it is in the best interests of my family and my constituents to complete my term in Congress and not seek re-election, Kihuen said.
Kihuen, 37, a freshman Democrat elected last year, is the latest of a wave of elected officials who have resigned or announced retirement after women accused them of sexual harassment or sexually inappropriate behavior.
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"....he denies dressing up in a chimp suit,waving bananas in the shape of cigars while screaming he wants his Monica"
Pelosi has said he needs to resign now. Force him to go now by having a floor vote.
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