Lincoln Project co-founder John Weaver has been accused of sending inappropriate and sexual messages to a number of college-age men over several years.
The group insisted that it did not know about the allegations against Weaver, who had already stepped away from the group before anything was made public.
“There was no awareness or insinuations of any type of inappropriate behavior when we became aware of the chatter at the time,” co-founder Steve Schmidt said.
Conservative journalist Ryan Girdusky who broke the story about Weaver’s harrassment said the Lincoln Project did know about the accusations for months before they came to light.
The group called Weaver “a predator, a liar, and an abuser” in a statement.
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