Congressional ethics office reviews sexual harassment complaint against Hastingsby George Bennett | June 22nd, 2011
Hastings has vehemently denied the claims by Winsome Packer, a staffer on the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. Hastings is a member of the commission and a former chairman. Packer is being represented by attorneys from the conservative group Judicial Watch.
The Wall Street Journal report says the independent Office of Congressional Ethics has launched a “preliminary” investigation of the allegations. The office has 90 days to recommend whether the House Ethics Committee should look into the matter.
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