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Sun Dec 17, 2017, 09:15 PM

Gov. Wolf calls for resignation of Sen. Daylin Leach following allegations of inappropriate behavior

Gov. Tom Wolf Sunday became the first major public official to call for Sen. Daylin Leach (D) to resign from office in the wake of newly-published allegations about inappropriate treatment of staff.

Wolf's statement, issued by his press office shortly after 4 p.m., came in response to a lengthy Philadelphia Inquirer report detailing complaints from several former female staffers about a history of sexually suggestive jokes and a number of instances of inappropriate touches.

Leach, in a statement on his own Facebook page, has denied any intentional wrongdoing.

"This disturbing behavior is absolutely unacceptable," Wolf said in his statement. "Senator Leach should resign. While he has been a leader on important policy issues, this conduct cannot be excused.

Read more: http://www.pennlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/12/gov_tom_wolf_calls_for_resigna.html

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Reply Gov. Wolf calls for resignation of Sen. Daylin Leach following allegations of inappropriate behavior (Original post)
TexasTowelie Dec 2017 OP
onecaliberal Dec 2017 #1
femmocrat Dec 2017 #3
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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sun Dec 17, 2017, 09:35 PM

1. When the republicans resign he should too

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Response to onecaliberal (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 18, 2017, 09:33 AM

3. I agree.

Seems like "they" are going after progressives.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sun Dec 17, 2017, 10:09 PM

2. Let's hang all of the funny people

We must have zero tolerance for humor.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Tue Dec 19, 2017, 05:47 PM

4. There's more to this story apparently

Leach and his staff privately think the accuser, a 28 yr old woman, has made the charges to help Leach's primary opponent.

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