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GOP Lawmaker Paid Settlement to Ex-Aide for ‘Love Letter’ Overtures

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Congressman Meehan accused of making overtures to much younger aideA Republican lawmaker in Pennsylvania tasked with investigating sexual harassment in Congress used taxpayer funds to settle his own misconduct complaint, The New York Times reports.

Citing people familiar with the settlement, the Times says Patrick Meehan, a member of the House Ethics Committee, which has been investigating sexual misconduct claims against lawmakers, was accused of numerous unwanted romantic overtures to a much younger aide.


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