Rep. Elizabeth EstyElizabeth Henderson EstyDemocratic lawmaker refuses to resign amid harassment scandal Dems seize on gun control heading into midterms CT newspaper calls for Dem rep to resign amid harassment scandal MORE (D-Conn.) on Monday took the remarkable step of requesting an official ethics investigation into her own conduct.
Esty is in the middle of her third term.
McLean said an investigation could take months, but the political process could move at lightening pace, and democrats don't want to lose in November. I spoke with the Congresswoman multiple times over the weekend and as recently as today, encouraging full transparency with the press and public, and also urging her to do what is in best interest of her constituents and her family.
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty of CT announced Monday she will not run for re-election in the 2018 midterms, giving in to calls for her resignation. By his last day on August 12, according to documents Esty provided to The Post, he and Esty had co-written a positive recommendation letter he could use in a job search and signed a legal document preventing her from disparaging him or discussing why he left.
Esty apologized last week after media reports revealed that she kept Baker on the payroll despite having learned of the abuse allegations against him by Kain.
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"In Congress, and workplaces across the country, we need stronger workplace protections and to provide employees with a platform to raise concerns, address problems, and work to reduce and eliminate such occurrences", Esty said in a statement. According to the Connecticut Post, Baker also received $5,000 in severance, which Esty said she repaid to the US Treasury. Court papers Kain filed in seeking the restraining order said Baker called her 50 times in one day that month and that he repeatedly screamed at her in Esty's office and once punched her in the back.
Earlier Monday, Esty had asked the House Ethics Committee to expeditiously review the issue, and the House Democratic leader said that Esty's earlier actions had not protected a former staffer in her office. "It certainly was far from a flawless process - and I would appreciate their advice, counsel, and review".
Matt Gorman, communications director for the National Republican Congressional Committee, said in a statement that Ms. Esty had damaged the Democratic brand and the GOP is "ready to win this competitive seat this fall". "In the awful situation in my office, I could have and should have done better", Esty wrote Monday. "She didn't respect the terrible ordeal that the victim had endured and she didn't respect the rest of her staff by allowing her chief of staff to continue to be her chief of staff for three months after she learned of the allegations is completely unacceptable".
Kain, in a written statement, declined to comment on Esty's retirement plans and said she hopes the result of her story is more help for victims of harassment on Capitol Hill. Mr. Baker was no longer employed by the nonprofit as of last week, said Andrew Ricci, a friend and spokesman for Mr. Baker.
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