Conservative Legal Settlements to Coverup Sexual Misconduct

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  • Vince McMahonVince McMahon
    Conservative Businessman [R]
    Twitter icon2.4m
    7/10/22
    Secretly paid over $12 million to four women to keep them from going public with their allegations of sexual misconduct and demanded that each of them signs a nondisclosure agreement to ensure their accusations never saw the light of day
    According to news reports from credible media outlets
  • 6/21/22
    Secretly paid $1.6 million to a female Washington Commanders employee who accused him of sexual assault in order to keep her from going public with her allegations
    According to allegations made by the alleged victim first reported by The Washington Post
  • Van TaylorVan Taylor
    Fmr. U.S. Representative [R-TX]
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    3/02/22
    Engaged in a yearlong extramarital affair with a woman who was formerly married to an ISIS terrorist and paid her $5,000 to keep quiet about it
    According to a statement in which he admitted to the affair and announced he was ending his reelection campaign
  • Vince McMahonVince McMahon
    Conservative Businessman [R]
    Twitter icon2.4m
    1/15/22
    Had an affair with a WWE employee 35 years younger than him and then doubled her salary to $200k and paid her $3 million to keep their tryst a secret
    According to an investigative report by The Wall Street Journal
  • Bill O'ReillyBill O'Reilly
    Fmr. Fox News Host
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    7/13/21
    Routinely accosted Fox News producer Andrea Mackris with graphic sexual conversations he initiated during all hours of the night and during work functions, unsuccessfully solicited her and a friend of hers to have group sex and tried to persuade her to have phone sex with him all after totally ignoring her repeated demands that he stop and later paid her $9 million to resolve a sexual harassment lawsuit she brought against him all while being married
    According to a settlement agreement reached between O'Reilly and his accuser
  • Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly Guilfoyle
    Fmr. Trump PAC Finance Chair
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    Twitter iconInstagram iconFacebook iconRumble iconTruthSocial icon4.3m
     
    10/01/20
    Sexually harassed an assistant of hers so incessantly that she eventually filed a 42-page complaint against Fox News which resulted in them paying her a secret multimillion-dollar settlement
    According to an exclusive report by The New Yorker
  • Jeff HooverJeff Hoover
    Fmr. State Representative [R-KY]
     
     
    1/16/19
    Sexually assaulted his 21-year-old legislative staffer more than 50 times over a three-year period subjecting her to what she testified as "nearly daily touching" including groping between her legs while seated next to her at large political functions and then secretly settled a lawsuit she filed against him in order to prevent her allegations from becoming public while being married the entire time
    Allegedly according to reporting from credible media outlets
  • Thomas RavenelThomas Ravenel
    Fmr. State Treasurer [R-SC]
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    5/03/18
    Threw his date on his nanny's bed, ripped her pants off and digitally penetrated her anus and vagina and pinned her arms behind her head while he shoved his penis in her face before she was able to break free from his grip and get him off of her and then secretly paid her $200,000 and required her to sign a nondisclosure agreement in order to keep her from going to the police
    According to an exclusive interview with the victim's daughter by People Magazine, Photographic evidence of bruises and lacerations taken the morning after the alleged attack
  • Elliott BroidyElliott Broidy
    Fmr. RNC Executive
    Major Trump Fundraiser
    4/13/18
    Secretly paid Playboy model Shera Bechard $1.6 million to keep their extramarital affair and details of his alleged abuse and manipulation secret with the help of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen
    According to an investigative report by The Wall Street Journal
  • Steve WynnSteve Wynn
    Fmr. Wynn Resorts CEO
    Donated 14.4m to Republican causes in 2020
    1/27/18
    Coerced a manicurist who worked at one of his hotels to remove her clothing and have sex with him while also being married and later secretly paid her $7.5 million to settle a lawsuit she filed against him
    According to an exclusive report by The wall Street Journal
  • Pat MeehanPat Meehan
    Fmr. U.S. Representative [R-PA]
    45 Years in GOP
    1/20/18
    Propositioned an aide who was decades younger than him to become romantically involved and then made her life in the office so miserable after she rebuffed his advances that she quit and sued him for sexual harassment, which resulted in him secretly spending thousands of taxpayer dollars to settle while also being married
    Confirmed by a total of 7 office employees and acquaintances in an exclusive report by The New York Times
  • James RosenJames Rosen
    Fox News D.C. Correspondent
    Twitter icon259k
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    1/10/18
    Sexually harassed a female producer and then secretly worked with Fox News to privately settle her complaint with a deal that allowed her to extend her stay in the U.S. since she wasn't an American citizen
    According to interviews with former colleagues at Fox News and reported by NPR
  • Roger AilesRoger Ailes
    Fmr. Fox News CEO
     
     
    12/20/17
    Solicited Fox News contributor Julie Roginsky for sex during private meetings while also being married and then retaliated against her after she rebuffed his advances by denying her a promotion to host her own show and drastically reduced her on-air appearances which resulted in him and Fox News secretly paying her an undisclosed amount of money to settle a lawsuit she filed against him
    Ailes and Fox News secretly paid her to keep quiet
  • Blake FarentholdBlake Farenthold
    Fmr. U.S. Representative [R-TX]
    Tea Party Enthusiast
    12/04/17
    Openly talked with a male aide about "sexual fantasies" and "wet dreams" he had about his female communications director Lauren Greene and fired her after shortly after she filed a formal complaint and then secretly paid her $84,000 in taxpayer funds from a secretive "Office of Compliance" account after she agreed to drop a federal lawsuit she filed against him
    According to an exclusive report by Politico
  • Bill O'ReillyBill O'Reilly
    Fmr. Fox News Host
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    4/06/17
    Sexually harassed Fox Business host Rebecca Diamond in such a manner that she decided to record him to have proof of his behavior which led to him and Fox News secretly paying her an undisclosed amount in order to keep her from going public with her recordings
    Caught on tape, O'Reilly and Fox News secretly paid her to keep quiet
    Incessantly tried and failed to convince Fox News host Juliet Huddy to have a sexual relationship with him over repeated phone calls during which she reported it sometimes sounded like he was masturbating and in person (he once answered the door to his hotel room in his boxer shorts after he asked her to return a room key he supposedly needed) and then had Fox News secretly pay her a high six-figure nondisclosure agreement to keep her from going public with her accusations
    Fox News secretly settled Huddy's lawsuit
  • Roger AilesRoger Ailes
    Fmr. Fox News CEO
     
     
    7/06/16
    Solicited anchor Gretchen Carlson for sexual favors while also being married and then punished her professionally after she refused his advances in a manner so egregious that Fox News settled a lawsuit she filed for $20 million dollars
    According to the details of a civil settlement and public apology Fox News gave Ms. Carlson
  • Cindy GamratCindy Gamrat
    Fmr. State Representative [R-MI]
     
     
    9/10/15
    Had an extramarital affair with fellow state representative Todd Cotter and then used public funds to cover up the affair which resulted in her being expelled from the Michigan House
    According to an investigation conducted by the Michigan House
  • Kevin GarnKevin Garn
    Fmr. State Representative [R-UT]
    35 Years in GOP
    3/12/10
    Got naked with a 15-year-old girl in a hot tub when he was in his late twenties and later paid her $150,000 to keep quiet when he ran for US Congress
    According to the woman who went to the media to tell her story and confirmed by Garn