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Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold to Return Sex Harassment Settlement Fee to Taxpayers

HeadlineDec 05, 2017
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On Capitol Hill, Texas Republican Congressmember Blake Farenthold said he will return $84,000 to taxpayers after news emerged that he used a congressional fund to settle a sexual harassment claim filed by his former communications director, Lauren Greene. Greene says she’s been forced to resort to babysitting and other odd jobs to make ends meet, after Farenthold “blackballed” her from politics when she accused him of sexual harassment, gender discrimination and creating a hostile work environment.

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