The woman accusing Rep. Ruben Kihuen of repeated instances of sexual harassment said she has not been contacted directly by the House Ethics Committee regarding its probe into the Nevada Democrat’s behavior.
The woman, Kihuen’s 25-year-old campaign finance director in 2016, accused him of repeated unwanted sexual advances that included physical contact, prompting the investigation.
Ethics Committee Chairwoman Susan Brooks of Indiana announced the probe last Friday.
Kihuen welcomed the Ethics investigation as “an opportunity to clear my name,” he said in a statement last Friday. The freshman congressman intends to “fully cooperate,” he said.
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