Congress Returns to Intense Pressure to End Secrecy Over Sex Harassment

Representative John Conyers Jr., who paid a secret settlement with taxpayer money, stepped aside from his post as the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee.

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John Conyers Steps Aside From Judiciary Post Amid Sex Harassment Inquiry

The announcement by Mr. Conyers, a Democratic congressman from Michigan, came five days after the revelation that he had settled a complaint in 2015 by a former employee.

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Conyers Doesn’t Plan to Resign Over Harassment Claims, Lawyer Says

Representative John Conyers Jr. believes that some people who want him to step down after sexual harassment accusations have long sought to push him out, his lawyer said.

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