Transcript for Cain Rolls On Despite Controversy
And now to the presidential race and those sexual harassment allegations swirling around leading Republican Herman Cain all week. The lawyer for one of -- accusers stepped forward today and for the first time detailed some of the allegations. This as a new poll shows at least at the beginning of this week. Republican voters seem to be shrugging off the controversy. ABC's Jon Karl -- in Washington. Does this guy -- worried Herman Cain received yet another enthusiastic reception for a conservative crowd in Washington. Big applause even as one of his still unnamed accusers got a chance to tell her side of the story for the first time through her lawyer. Mr. -- and knows the specific incidents that were alleged my client filed a written complaint in 1999. Against him specifically. And it had very specific incidents and it. And the National Restaurant Association confirmed today that the woman filed a formal complaint in July 1999. That's one month after Cayne stepped down as the group's CEO. And unit answered a financial agreement to resolve the matter with her shortly after that. The group has waived its confidentiality agreement allowing the woman to speak freely about the incidents. But she has decided to say nothing beyond her -- statement the controversy has engulfed -- for an entire week. But -- new ABC news Washington Post -- he is still in a statistical tie with Mitt Romney for first place. -- said today he looks forward to getting back to the real issues facing the country but our ABC news poll also included something of a warning for him. Nearly one out of every four Republicans said they would be less likely to vote for him because of this controversy.
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