After Sexual Harassment Accusations, Congress Moves Toward Mandatory Training

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Two female lawmakers accused sitting members of Congress of sexual harassment but did not divulge their identities, at a House hearing Tuesday. "This is about a member who is here now; I don't know who it is. But somebody who I trust told me the situation," said Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., a member of the House Administration Committee, which is conducting a review of existing policies to prevent and report sexual harassment. According to Comstock: The male lawmaker asked a young female staffer to bring some paperwork to him at home; he answered the door in nothing but a towel. "At that point, he decided to expose himself," Comstock said. "She left. And then she quit her job." Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., divulged that she is also aware of...

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