Sexual harassment allegations have rocked the 2020 election. One campaign, in particular, is feeling the heat, and it isn’t Trump’s campaign. The Democrats’ rising star is in big trouble.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who recently jumped into the presidential race, has reportedly had “at least 17 women” file lawsuits against his law firm over the course of 30 years.
None of the lawsuits went to trial, with “many being settled or dismissed,” according to the Daily Mail. Bloomberg allegedly “made lewd comments about oral sex and would gawk at women’s legs.”
When a case is settled out of court, it usually means that the company didn’t want to deal with the expense or embarrassment of a trial, so paying a large sum of money to the plaintiff is preferred.
Interestingly enough, even Bloomberg’s campaign has responded to the news. “Some of what he has said is disrespectful and wrong,” said a statement, which bragged about how he’s “empowered women.”
This likelihood of this issue going away is practically non-existent. If Bloomberg climbs in the primary polls, Democrats will be out to get him. He won’t be able to escape the scandal.
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