Congress grapples with sexual harassment ahead of vote to require workplace training

Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill continue to grapple with the issue of sexual assault in Congress as pressure mounts on Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., to resign over multiple sexual harassment allegations.
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Transcript for Congress grapples with sexual harassment ahead of vote to require workplace training
Look sexual harassment has no place in any workplace. Let alone in the United States congress. Whether it says a former staffer and I was a member walking to this capitol building I cannot tell you how each and every day I just feel the honor. The opportune or in the privilege it is to work in such a place. That's how so many people feel. But the fact that some people end up walking these halls. Are subjected to a threatening or hostile work environment when they came here to serve their country. Two to serve their ideals that's wrong that's a disgrace. We cannot and we will not tolerate that kind of behavior. We should the American people that you don't feel it certainly supplies to the rest of the in this country and it wouldn't come here to this problem Washington DC and you are here. Because the American public should hear that to me and we'll do you think it is one of the Simpsons is about government. And why people aren't happy with the and let's talk about big elephant. And that's why. With. I don't have time for conversations that are not real. And that's cool. For all of us here. We need to have a conversation. House. What we need to do to teach. Not just here it's not. It's not easy I have I admire everybody is. Still too hard for anyone there our troops. And we don't eat this meal until we are making it real. Yes we have to keep it into something in this house. It's complicated. Even wants to meet this week she it's complicated there was not a minute discussion and we need to have more discussion. We do need to worry about the women there. Or or he will get his principal thinks people are in people fifty and we've already be behind us trying to root. Specification I think we have to be careful we can't keep these are still. Speaks to me agreement. We think sits at the moment it's safe for women to speak easy. I have been there I was here forgets about I would like to be a woman that is being sexually harassed. And to be threatened with losing effort. For too many women still every Clinton.

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