is making sexual harassment allegations against Herman Cain, claiming that the Republican presidential candidate exhibited inappropriate behavior when he was serving as head of the National Restaurant Association more than a decade ago, according to Michael van Poppel at BNO News.
The woman reportedly making the accusations will hold a press conference with her attorney Gloria Allred on Monday.
This is getting out of hand.
I’m starting to believe there’s some validity to these claims. Generally for cases like these, I say I don’t know and I’l let the system work it out. But Cain is using the famous tactic of saying “I don’t recall” in response to the allegations. Very common technique to be used by someone who may be guilty. Sexual harassment complaints are not things you forget
Coming forward with saying you were sexually harassed is a very difficult thing for someone to do. As someone who has seen the legal system at work, the first woman who came forward recently may have been in talks with lawyers for months on coming forward
In 1992 Clinton denied a 12 year affair with Gennifer Flowers. She taped phone calls with him but he claimed they were false. After appearing on television branding Flowers a liar and strongly denying the relation, Clinton has again changed his story. Now he has admitted to at least some of the affair. washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/special/clinton/frenzy/clinton.htm
Paula Jones sued Bill Clinton after alleging he exposed himself to her in an Arkansas hotel room. After inviting her to what was supposed to be a promotion. Jones claims she was pressured by Clinton as he made advances on her. Though the administration fought the entire way, refusing to cooperate with investigation while constantly attacking Jones’s credibility, the case has been successful in revealing many more scandals of the Clinton presidency. Eventually Bill Clinton has been ordered to pay Paula Jones’s lawyers nearly $90,000 to compensate for false testimony and this is in addition to the $850,000 the president has paid Mrs Jones to settle her sexual harassment lawsuit.
Monica Lewinsky made 37 visits to the White House AFTER she left to another job. She admitted in taped phone calls to a long affair with Bill Clinton in the oval office. Her account has only been reinforced by an immunity agreement in which she gave testimony of the affair. Also suggested was that Bill Clinton gave her instructions to hide the matter. A Secret service agent testified of escorting her to Clinton. Lewinsky turned over a stained dress from which DNA has positively traced the stain to Bill Clinton.
In November 1998, Broaddrick gave a statement in an interview with Dateline NBC. The interview, broadcast in February 1999, centered around Broaddrick’s accusation that Clinton had raped her on April 25, 1978, during his first campaign for the governorship of the U.S. state of Arkansas, at a time when Clinton was the Attorney General for the state.
Washington Post, Howard Kurtz; Thursday, February 25, 1999; Page A15.
Regarding Clinton’s sexual harrasment of Paula Jones, Just to add on to SamH’s post, Isikoff, then at the Washington Post, “brought the Paula Jones sexual harassment case to his editors … (and) they refused to run the story.” The matter was settled for $850,000 in November 1998: