FILE: Curtis Hill, seen earlier in the White house, plans to address calls for him to resign amid allegations that he touched several women.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill plans to address calls for him to resign amid allegations that he touched her in an immoral manner, a state legislator and some of the other women.
The Republican is scheduled to have his comments during a press conference on Monday morning at his Statehouse office in Indianapolis. Republican Gov., Eric Holcomb and the Statehouse GOP leaders last week called on hill to resign. Dozens of protesters gathered for his resignation on Saturday outside the Statehouse.
An internal legislative memo leaked to The Indianapolis Star, a legislators and three legislative staff said argued that Hill drunk groped in a March party. The democratic state REP Mara Candelaria Reardon and Gabrielle McLemore, the Indiana Senate Democrats, ” the communications director, saying they were among the victims.
Hill called the accusations “vicious and false” and rejected calls to resign.
“Now I’m falsely accused, some of the same crimes that said, I spent 28 years of persecution,” in Hill, according to the paper. “But without a thorough investigation — without the right of accusers and review the evidence against me — I’m condemned by public officials, demanding my resignation.”
The paper reported that the allegations were first brought to legislative leaders that was in may and Hill, informed of the allegations until June 29. The paper reported that some respondents to the investigation, since Hill was not contacted during the process.
“How can you not only do a thorough investigation on a fact-finding mission, if you talk to the offender? It makes no sense,” said Jennifer Drobac, a law professor at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
The Associated Press contributed to this report