What if I told you that Congressmen settled over 250 sexual harassment lawsuits using taxpayer money, and there was no way to find out who these Congressmen were? Would you believe me?
The truth is that the situation is as described in the question. For decades members of Congress would use your taxpayer dollars to buy their way out of bad publicity. (Read, She Said A Powerful Congressman Harassed Her. Here’s Why You Didn’t Hear Her Story
When a member of Congress was accused of sexual harassment, the case went to a secret court known as the Office of Compliance. Hidden from public view, Congress's Office of Compliance paid out over $17 million for 264 settlements involving misconduct and sexual harassment. (Read, Over the past 20 Years, Congress has paid out $17.2 million in settlements
)It is time to Unseal the Deals!
Who are these members of Congress?
Right now it's impossible to know, because the law demands that the settlements remained hidden in a vault, although I have been able to obtain one confidential sexual harassment settlement.
Congressman John Conyers was forced to resign when I obtained documents showing that he had settled a sexual harassment lawsuit with taxpayer dollars. I would have broken the same story if it had involved a Republican. (Read, Buzzfeed receives scoop from controversial source
)100% of the Funds will Go to Legal Support and Investigations.
I've been investigating sexual harassment in Congress, and there are all sorts of hard costs associated with investigative journalism.
All funds will go to legal support, private investigators, and whistle blowers.Every dollar is matched through Sunday July 14th, up to $10,000 in total.
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Jeff Giesea has offered to match donations up to $10,000.
UPDATE: Thank you! This campaign was a major success and has reached the milestone of $10,000.
UPDATE 2: Go Fund Me has asked me to post the following information:Who you are and where you’re from
I'm Mike Cernovich, journalist, author, and filmmaker. Congressman John Conyers resigned because of my reporting.Your relationship or contact to the parties you're raising funds for
I'm raising the funds for Cerno Media. Cerno Media was a prevailing party in a lawsuit seeking to unseal confidential records in a lawsuit involving Jeffrey Epstein.How the funds will be spent (be specific as possible)
Legal support, research using Lexis and other databases, whistle blowers will also require support.Your withdrawal plan to get the funds from the campaign to the ultimate beneficiary/ies.
Cerno Media is the "beneficiary," although all funds will be spend on hard costs like legal and investigative fees.