U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-13th District), commonly referred to as the "Dean of the House", is not stepping down in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against him, but he is stepping aside - effective immediately.
It came after John Conyers' attorney said late Monday afternoon that he will make an announcement about his political future on Tuesday morning.
But following the mounting allegations of sexual harassment, he has faced growing calls to resign from colleagues in the House, including House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.
The congressman, who took his MI seat in the House in 1965, has already stepped aside as the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee amid swirling allegations of sexual improprieties.
While Democrats appear to be taking sexual harassment allegations seriously-even those filed against congressmen with so much power and sway they were considered "untouchable"-yesterday Donald Trump endorsed an alleged child molester (and confirmed bigot/theocrat/racist) running for the Senate in Alabama". A few days later, she finally stated she believed Conyers should resign.
Conyers, who was first elected in 1964 and went on to become a founding member in 1971 of the Congressional Black Caucus, easily won re-election previous year to his 27th term in the heavily Democratic district in and around Detroit. Conyers' congressional career, which spanned more than 50 years, included voting for articles of impeachment against President Richard Nixon.
Earlier, Conyers' grand nephew, Michigan State Senator Ian Conyers, told the New York Times that he planned to run for the elder Conyers' seat. "Why is it that John Conyers is the only individual to be denied due process?"
However, he saidtoday that despite all this, he is confident in his legacy.
"This is the first of several affidavits I will be releasing describing allegations that you sexually harassed staffers and covered up complaints", Bloom tweeted.
Brown said she came forward because she wants "to be a voice", and so that her granddaughter would "not have to endure sexism and gender inequality".
Described by supporters as an icon of liberal policymaking, Conyers was revered on Capitol Hill as a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus.
At least two other women who worked for him have accused him of sexual misconduct.
After a 15-year struggle, Conyers succeeded in establishing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday as a federal holiday in 1986. "My client Marion Brown asks only for an acknowledgment and apology". "Many of us support those bills".
"I think that we lose our moral authority if we also don't call out those we love who have done things that are bad", said Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash. He's been re-elected 25 times since and is the longest-serving current member of Congress, and the fourth-longest serving member of the House in history.
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