Congresswoman Kathleen Rice, a Democrat from New York has vented her frustration with the unserious approach to sexual harassment that they are taking. She walked out of the morning conference in frustration and vented her displeasure with her party.
Obviously, she saw them doing business as usual and not getting down to the key issue. Ms. Rice wants all the information out in the open and she wants it right now. The House Speaker, Paul Ryan, was asked to release the confidentiality restrictions placed on some of these settlements that have taken place behind the curtains in Congress.
As Written By Lauretta Brown for Townhall:
Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) exhibited mounting frustration Wednesday with the inaction on Capitol Hill in light of the recent sexual allegations. She has called for the resignation of both Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) and Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) and even walked out of the House Democrats’ morning conference meeting saying harassment wasn’t being addressed seriously. “I don’t have time for meetings that aren’t real,” she told reporters.
Rep. Kathleen Rice leaves House Dem meeting early, saying harassment wasn’t being addressed seriously. “I don’t have time for meetings that aren’t real.” pic.twitter.com/hoB6lAmBqX
— Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) November 29, 2017
Rice asked House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) Wednesday to release one of Conyers’s accusers from her confidentiality agreement which was part of a $27,000 settlement in 2015.
Rice argues that since the accuser “attempted to seek help through a deeply flawed system” she “should not continue to be silenced by the institution that failed to protect her in the first place.”
“Under the settlement, the complainant was forced into a non-disclosure agreement and has been unable to openly discuss the workplace harassment and abuse she was subjected to,” Rep. Rice writes, “while Rep. Conyers and his……..
KEEP READING THERE IS EVEN MORE HERE: