An adviser for the Senate Judiciary Committee has resigned amid questions from NBC News about a previous sexual harassment complaint.
A top adviser helping lead the Senate Judiciary Committee's response to the allegation against Brett Kavanaugh has stepped down amid evidence he was fired from a previous political job in part because of a sexual harassment allegation against him. https://t.co/Kuaiau9clP
Garrett Ventry, the Judiciary Committee adviser who just resigned over sexual harassment allegations, has left the PR he was working for, too. The PR firm was CRC Public Relations, the firm that apparently helped Ed Whelan push his bogus conspiracy theory. https://t.co/Kuaiau9clP
NBC News: The top press aide to Chuck Grassley related to the Kavanaugh nomination resigned after they asked about "evidence he was fired from a previous political job in part because of a sexual harassment allegation against him." @HeidiPrzybyla reports https://t.co/1JQFIfMiff
THIS IS WHY GREAT JOURNALISM MATTERS- The guy was accused (& subsequently fired) sexual harasser, worked for @ChuckGrassley &the pr firm that stoked whelan’s bogus theory Thanks to @HeidiPrzybyla’s steller reporting (NOT ample vetting by GOP) he was FIRED https://t.co/q2LFAinkr5
Omg —> NBC News: Spokesman for GOP on Kavanaugh nomination resigns; has been accused of harassment in the past https://t.co/ytC4zgKUO2
BREAKING: A top adviser for the Senate Judiciary Committee working on Kavanaugh and Ford issues has resigned amid questions from NBC News about a previous sexual harassment complaint. By @HeidiPrzybyla https://t.co/kZZvm3XBrZ
train wreck gets wreckier https://t.co/bHjo2lrp8X
You know you have a problem on your hands when the guy who is your spokesman, Garrett Ventry, to defend Republicans' handling of the Kavanaugh nomination is forced to resign because he had been fired from a previous job for sexual harassment allegations. https://t.co/q8tSWdVKjf
The GOP is an echo chamber of white men who have normalized sexual assault: “A press adviser helping lead the Sen Jud Comm’s response to a sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh has stepped down amid evidence he was fired from a previous political.. https://t.co/scNQlSgqIM
Can’t make this up. The spokesman hired to defend the SCOTUS nominee accused of sexual assault—himself has a history of committing sexual assault.🤦🏽♂️ These folks simply do not care about women. Smh #WhyIDidntReport https://t.co/nXWtwi3bFK
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