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Democratic Virginia Rep. Bobby Scott accused of sexual harassment

Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., (Mid year 2015) is accused of sexually harassing a former Congressional Black Caucus colleagues.

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A former congressional aide on Friday accused Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., sexually harassed and claimed that she was fired and blackballed from further work on Capitol Hill, when she refused his advances.

Reese Everson, a former Congressional Black Caucus colleagues, claiming that Scott touched her leg and body, without permission, and promised to advance her career, if she was flirting him with her.

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Laura Ingraham talks with the victim of the Alleged Congress harassment

Everson discussed their allegations on an episode of Fox News’ “The Ingraham angle” in the last month, but did not identify Scott as the lawmakers, allegedly molested them.

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“[He said]: ‘So, Reese, are you gonna be a good girl?'” Everson Ingraham said at the time. Everson later, Scott asked them, said, “if you’re gonna be a good girl, what’s the point, you still here?”

Scott made a statement to deny that Everson claims and accuse her of being “supported was by a Republican operative known for dabbling in outlandish conspiracy theories.” The statement included a link to a Daily article on Jack Burkman, a Republican lobbyist, has offered a Rich a $ 100,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the murder of the Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Beast.

“I have never sexually anyone in my 25 years of being harassed added service in the Congress of the United States, or, in my 40 years in public service, or at any other time,” Scott. “… I am convinced that this false claim is seen for what it is, if the facts are sufficiently verified.”

Scott, 70, has represented Virginia’s 3rd congressional district since 1993. The district includes most of the state capital, Richmond, with the majority of the African-American districts, in the cities of Norfolk, Hampton and Newport News.

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