Capitol Report ‘After Hours’: What can be done as sexual harassment allegations hit Washington?

(WTNH)–In this edition of  Capitol Report: “After Hours,”  our panel discusses the wave of sexual harassment allegations that have struck Hollywood and Washington, D.C.

Related Content: Conyers ‘not going to be pressured’ to resign, attorney says

The panel discusses the allegations against U.S. Representative John Conyers and the call for his resignation, now among Democrats.

“Why these Democrats who get all of the high ratings from women’s groups, have been silent is just mummifying,” said Chris Healy, Senate Republicans Senior Adviser.

“It’s not a Democrat or Republican problem. It’s not a problem in D.C., or a problem in L.A., it’s a problem everywhere,” said Jennifer Schneider, SEIU 1199 Communications Director. “There has to be a complete culture change. You see in D.C. the reporting process women had to go through when they were being harassed, and that has to change as well.”

The panel discusses possible solutions, and why the culture in Washington has been toxic.

Watch the video above for much more.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s