Herman Cain Sexual Harassment Claims Dog Campaign

Jonathan Karl reports on new developments in the GOP candidate's scandal.
3:13 | 11/02/11

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New developments in the sexual harassment claims dogging Herman cain's presidential campaign. A lawyer for one of -- accusers now says -- is not telling the truth about what happened and that his client want to tell her side of the story. As we're learning from the New York Times that the second accuser received a full year's severance. From the National Restaurant Association after making the claim against -- and she's Jon Karl is covering this for us -- and Johnny years' severance is much more substantial and -- has suggested. It sure has he's talked about no severance three months' severance never a year and that he's got a flurry of meetings today Jordan on Capitol Hill. But this swirl of controversy over those decade old sexual harassment charges. And -- shifting story about them continues to swirl ran his campaign. At a dinner last night for the conservative American Spectator Magazine Herman Cain received a standing ovation. Thank you very much of that quadriceps it. But he continues to face questions about sexual harassment allegations from the late 1990s. They were so ridiculous I don't remember what they are will you remember they -- -- ridiculous that you don't remember what those other things are. The reason I forgot them Robin is because they were -- ridiculous -- dismiss them out of my mind. The women who accused -- when he was CEO at the National Restaurant Association. Received cash payments and agreed not to talk about the allegations. Now a lawyer for one of the women says she wants to tell her side of the story. Lawyer told CNN hurricane is lions. Mr. -- has been giving the impression that she's someone who came out made false allegations. And -- certainly not true source. Over the last 48 hours -- story has changed at first he said he didn't know what the women were paid RM -- aware. Of Minnesota settlement -- hope we want the much. -- -- I didn't do it -- that. Wait Monday and we ended up settling. For what would have been any termination settlement quite frankly. That it. Maybe. Three months' salary this -- like that -- yesterday. That was a financial settlement. And it was somewhere in the vicinity. To -- -- six months' severance pay. And now the New York Times is reporting that one of the women received a payment of one year's salary. 35000. Dollars on Fox News -- suggested a racial motivation behind the controversy. Do you -- That race. Has anything. To do with the fact that you -- showed charge I believe the answer is yes. But we do not have any evidence to some point it. Later today that a lawyer -- -- -- -- accusers will formally asked the National Restaurant Association. To free his client from -- confidentiality agreement and -- -- to tell her side of the story. As for whether or not -- would object to that. Last night he said quote I can't give you a definitive answer until I consult with the attorneys -- -- certainly gonna get pressed on that again today H. Absolutely in the lawyer is saying look -- has already violated the confidentiality agreement himself by going out there are talking about it so he'll certainly be pressed on -- again.

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