• House ethics panel probing Rep. Farenthold over harassment allegations

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Thursday it was investigating Republican Representative Blake Farenthold over allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation involving a former female staff member.
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  • Ethics panel expands probe into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas

    4 days ago - By Miami Herald

    The House Ethics Committee said Thursday it is expanding its investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas. The committee said it will investigate whether Farenthold...
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  • House Ethics Committee To Investigate Blake Farenthold Over Sexual Harassment Claim

    House Ethics Committee To Investigate Blake Farenthold Over Sexual Harassment Claim

    4 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    The Texas congressman is accused of settling with the woman he fired using a taxpayer-funding account.
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  • GOP Lawmaker Resigns Ahead of Sexual Misconduct Inquiry

    GOP Lawmaker Resigns Ahead of Sexual Misconduct Inquiry

    4 days ago - By Newser

    A conservative lawmaker from Arizona announced his resignation from the House on Thursday after the House Ethics Committee revealed it's investigating sexual harassment allegations against him, Politico reports. Rep. Trent Franks says the investigation is "regarding my discussion of surrogacy with two previous female subordinates" that made "each feel uncomfortable...
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  • Ethics Committee investigating Rep. Farenthold

    4 days ago - By NY Daily News

    The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ethics is investigating sexual assault allegations against Rep.
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  • Ethics panel expands probe into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas

    4 days ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee said Thursday it is expanding its investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas.
    The committee said it will investigate whether Farenthold sexually harassed a former member of his staff and retaliated against her for complaining. The committee also said the panel would review allegations that Farenthold made inappropriate statements to other members of his official staff.
    Lauren Greene is a former communications director in the congressman's office. She alleged in a 2014 federal lawsuit that she...
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  • Arizona Republican Trent Franks to Resign Amid Harassment Probe

    4 days ago - By Bloomberg

    Arizona Republican Trent Franks said he'll resign from Congress amid an ethics investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, joining the ranks of powerful men in politics, media and entertainment whose careers have been ended by such accusations in recent months.
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  • Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona resigns amid Ethics investigation

    4 days ago - By Star Tribune


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  • Ethics panel opens probe into Texas Rep. Farenthold

    4 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee says it has unanimously voted to establish an investigative panel to examine sexual harassment allegations against Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas. The committee says it will investigate whether Farenthold sexually harassed a former member of his staff and retaliated against her for complaining. Lauren Greene is a...
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  • Rep. Trent Franks of Texas resigns amid Ethics investigation

    4 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona says he is resigning Jan. 31 amid a House Ethics Committee investigation of possible sexual harassment. Franks says in a statement that he never physically intimidated, coerced or attempted to have any sexual contact with any member of his congressional staff. Instead, he says, the dispute...
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  • House Ethics Committee says it is investigating whether Arizona GOP Rep. Trent Franks engaged in sexual harassment

    4 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - House Ethics Committee says it is investigating whether Arizona GOP Rep. Trent Franks engaged in sexual harassment.
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