Former Farenthold Staffer Says Texas Congressman Made Lewd Jokes About Women With Aides

WASHINGTON -- A former spokeswoman for Corpus Christi Rep. Blake Farenthold used a podcast on Sunday to back up another former aide’s accusations that he engaged in inappropriate sexual banter with staff.The first accuser, Lauren Greene — who also once served as Farenthold’s communications director— received an $84,000 settlement after suing Farenthold in 2014 for sexual harassment, gender discrimination and a hostile work environment. The four-term Republican has maintained his innocence and recently vowed to repay taxpayers.  Continue reading...

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