The son and handpicked successor of former Rep. John Conyers (D., Mich.) failed to qualify for the ballot in the Democratic congressional primary race to succeed his father, who resigned in December amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct from former staffers.
The Hartford Courant, the largest newspaper in Connecticut, called on Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D., Conn.) to resign Friday over allegations she kept her chief of staff Tony Baker on the payroll for three months after finding out he left a voicemail threatening the life of one of her former female aides.
The son of outgoing Democratic Rep. John Conyers (Mich.) was arrested earlier this year on suspicion of domestic assault, records show.
A former intern for outgoing Rep. John Conyers says the Michigan Democrat propositioned her, and when she rebuffed his advances, he brought up a Washington, D.C. intern who had mysteriously disappeared.
Rep. John Conyers (D., Mich.) is expected to announce on Tuesday that he will not seek reelection to Congress in 2018 after former employees’ accusations of sexual harassment against him became public.
Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton (Mass.) on Monday accused his party of failing to show “leadership” in response to sexual misconduct allegations levied against Democratic lawmakers.