Ohio Democratic senator Sherrod Brown reportedly stands accused of making an “unwanted advance” against a woman, according to a statement from a lawyer representing the woman. The advance allegedly occurred in the 1980’s.
This scandal, paired with the domestic abuse allegation that Brown’s ex-wife made, puts the Ohio incumbent in a tough position with voters ahead of November’s election. The claims are highlighted by one important detail: both the new accuser and Brown’s ex-wife accuse the senator of pushing them against a wall.
Late Thursday night, an attorney released a statement on behalf of one of the women.
In the statement, Canton, Ohio area attorney Laura Mills described a sexual encounter her client had with Brown in the late 1980s. Brown was Ohio’s Secretary of State at the time and the unnamed woman had met Brown in the course of her work.
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