A lawsuit was filed on Thursday accusing Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) of ignoring a sexual assault complaint when he worked as an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State University (OSU) in 1994.
A referee, who is an anonymous man referred to as “John Doe 42” in the lawsuit, claims that disgraced team doctor Richard Strauss masturbated in front of him. He alleges that he reported the instance to Jordan, who reportedly said, “Yeah, that’s Strauss,” and brushed off the complaint.
Independent investigators found that Strauss sexually assaulted 177 male students over his two decades serving as team doctor for the OSU wrestling team. This is the second person who has claimed that they alerted Jordan about what took place with the House Freedom Caucus lawmaker sweeping the concerns under the rug.
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