Rep Speier: $15 Million Paid To Settle House Sexual Harassment Claims Over 10 Years!!
“Well, it is my responsibility to address the seriousness of this issue. These survivors are subject to a non-disclosure agreement. I’m not going to violate their non-disclosure agreement,” Speier responded.
“I think moving forward we have got to take steps to make sure that there is transparency. That in fact, the harasser is not going to have the settlement paid for out of the U.S. Treasury and have all the taxpayers paying for it. It should be something that is paid for by the individual.”
Todd followed up by asking Speier if taxpayer money has been used to protect the identities of these members of Congress.
“One member of Congress has been – has settled a claim, and there has been a taxpayer settlement,” Speier told Todd.