A Dozen Resignations Will Hit Congress With New Sex Scandals Coming This Week, Reporter Claims

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A new round of sexual harassment allegations could rock Congress this week, resulting in as many as a dozen members of Congress being forced to resign.

That is the claim by reporter Luke Rosiak, an investigative reporter with The Daily Caller News Foundation. He said the payouts to individuals who claimed harassment by members of Congress will explode this week, resulting in what he predicts will be a wave of resignations in the House of Representatives.

“Congress’ human resources scandal is just getting started. I anticipate we will see the resignation of more than a dozen House members over harassment and secret settlements, and soon,” he tweeted on Friday.

Rosiak then doubled down, tweeting shortly after that the next wave of scandals would hit in the next 72 hours.

Rosiak doesn’t appear to be blowing hot air here. He has already broken a congressional sex scandal himself – exposing the misdeeds of Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY), who he fired after she said one of his major donors sexually assaulted her.

The Daily Wire breaks down the congressional sex scandals so far.

The first congressmen to go down in the post-Weinstein era of sexual misconduct was Michigan Democrat Rep. John Conyers, who eventually resigned after accusations against him snowballed.

Other notable politicians on Capitol Hill caught up in sexual misconduct cases:

Democrat Rep. Alcee L. Hastings (FL) — The Treasury paid $220,000 to settle allegations against him made by a former congressional staffer that claimed he “touched her, made unwanted sexual advances, and threatened her job.”

Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold (TX) — The congressmen announced on Thursday that he was “retiring” after former staffers accused him of making “sexually graphic jokes” and berating his aides. He previously settled a sexual harassment claim made by an employee in 2014.

Democrat Rep. Ruben Kihuen (NV) — Multiple women have accused the Pelosi-backed congressman of sexual harassment.

Democrat Sen. Al Franken (MN) — Franken announced that he would resign last week after multiple women accused him of sexual assault. Franken has still not resigned despite his promise to do so.

Republican Rep. Trent Franks (AZ) — Resigned after he reportedly made women uncomfortable by asking them to be a surrogate mother.

If Rosiak is correct, the exposure of more payouts from the Congressional human resource office, which reportedly paid out a number of settlements, should come as early as Monday.

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