Taxpayers should stop funding hush money to silence victims of congressional sexual harassment

A novel idea.

(From The Washington Examiner)

There may be as many as a dozen of these payoffs, two of which have recently surfaced: Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., who resigned, and U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, who announced his retirement and is currently under a House Ethics Committee investigation.

To raise public awareness of this misuse of taxpayer dollars, Let Freedom Ring initiated a project called “No Taxes for Hush Money.” We believe that congressional constituents should encourage their members of Congress to support legislation to expose this offensive, morally repugnant, and fiscally irresponsible practice.

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