Blake Farenthold Won’t Repay $84,000 Taxpayer Money Used in Sexual Harassment Settlement

HeadlineMay 16, 2018

Former Texas Republican Congressmember Blake Farenthold says he will not pay taxpayers back after he used $84,000 of public money to settle a 2014 sexual harassment lawsuit with his former communications director, Lauren Greene. Greene says Farenthold “blackballed” her from politics when she accused him of sexual harassment, gender discrimination and creating a hostile work environment.

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