GOP lawmaker: Male lawmaker exposed himself to staffer

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congresswoman said Tuesday she was told recently by a trusted source that a member of Congress exposed himself to a staffer.

Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., said at a House hearing on preventing sexual harassment on Capitol Hill that she was told about a staffer who quit her job after a lawmaker asked her to bring work material to his house, then exposed himself.

“That kind of situation, what are we doing here for women, right now, who are dealing with someone like that?” Comstock asked.

Stories of sexual harassment and gender hostility are continuing to come to light in various industries, including entertainment and politics.

Comstock did not name the lawmaker nor the staffer.

At the same hearing, Rep. Jackie Speier said there are two current lawmakers who have been involved in sexual harassment.

“In fact there are two members of Congress,…

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