Republican Sexual Coercion Crimes

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Displaying 18 Scandals
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  • Coerced his staffer Noelle Dunphy into having sex with him multiple times and to participate in BDSM sex acts -- often after she was unable to consent due to being intoxicated -- and creepily told her that he thinks of her "as my daughter" while they were having sex
    15 May 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by former employee Noelle Dunphy reported on by mainstream outlets
  • GOP Strategist Carlton Huffman
    Coerced two young women in to allowing him to orally and digitally penetrate them, which they felt they had no other option than going along with due to his having had brandished a gun in their presence earlier in the night and the power dynamic of him being nearly twenty years older than them
    10 Mar 2023
    According to the copy of the restraining order filed against him by the alleged victims obtained by CNN
  • Priest Frank Pavone
    Massaged and inappropriately touched four young women working under his direct supervision over a nearly twenty-year period
    24 Jan 2023
    According to an investigative report by The Pillar
  • Influencer Andrew Tate
    Operated an international human trafficking & sex abuse ring that lured unsuspecting women into performing in adult videos without their consent under threat of violence if they attempted to flee
    30 Dec 2022
    According to charging documents filed by Romanian authorities
  • Rep. Madison Cawthorn [R-NC]
    Drove multiple women out into remote rural areas while in college and if they turned down his advances, he would drive back to campus recklessly at very high speeds because as one woman described it "he was upset that I had turned him down or refused his advances"
    27 Feb 2021
    According to firsthand accounts of several alleged victims shared The Washington Post
  • Ed Henry [Reporter]
    Coerced a 25-year-old woman seeking his mentorship to get naked and enter the bathtub in his Las Vegas hotel suite and fondled her until she "submitted to the pressure" of his advances and had sex with him while also being married
    09 Nov 2020
    According to a civil lawsuit filed against Henry and Fox News by Jennifer Eckhart
  • Judge Tim Nolan [R-KY]
    Coerced 12 young women -- all but two of whom were battling a heroin or opioid addiction and were already tangled up in the criminal justice system -- in to having sex with him by supplying them with heroin and threatened to take the drugs away and call the police on them if they rebuffed his sexual demands while also being married
    04 May 2018
    He pleaded guilty to human trafficking and was sentenced to 20 years in prison
  • Steve Wynn
    Coerced a massage therapist to perform more than 50 sexual acts on him in his locked office guarded by security dogs and gave her a $400 “tip” each time while also being married
    01 Mar 2018
    According to a lawsuit filed by the alleged victim
  • Steve Wynn
    Coerced a massage therapist into giving him "happy endings" by tipping $1,000 for regular massages as a guise and then later propositioned her to give him sexual favors in return which she reluctantly agreed to after becoming financially dependent on the job and money while also being newly married
    28 Feb 2018
    According to a lawsuit filed by the alleged victim
  • Steve Wynn
    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
    27 Jan 2018
    According to an exclusive report by The wall Street Journal
  • State Sen. Jack Latvala [R-FL]
    Routinely grabbed five female senate staff and lobbyists buttocks, breasts, and other parts of their bodies and threatened to retaliate against them by refusing to take meetings with them if they complained about his behavior while also being married
    03 Nov 2017
    According to an investigative report by Politico
  • Bill O'Reilly [Host]
    Coerced Fox News legal analyst Lis Wiehl into a "non-consensual sexual relationship" while also being married himself and later secretly agreed to pay her $32 million to resolve a sexual harassment lawsuit she brought against him
    21 Oct 2017
    According to a settlement agreement reached between O'Reilly and his accuser
  • Charles Payne [Host]
    Allegedly coerced Fox News political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes into a 3-year-long abusive sexual relationship where she was forced to have sex with him in exchange for career advances and increased facetime on Fox News and Fox Business while also being married
    18 Sep 2017
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by the alleged victim
  • Justice of the Peace Russ Casey [R-TX]
    Coerced a subordinate into giving him oral sex multiple times -- once while he wore his black judge's robe -- and to have sex with him two times and would lash out her as a “horrible court manager” if she ever refused his advances, which she didn't do often because he was her boss, while being married the entire time
    16 May 2017
    According to a federal civil lawsuit filed by the alleged victim
  • State Rep. Dan Kirby [R-OK]
    Routinely pestered his legal assistant -- who was thirty years younger than him -- to text topless photos of herself and go with him to a local strip club which she did presumably because she was afraid of losing her job and then fired her after she reported his harassment
    23 Dec 2016
    According to reports by local and state media
  • County Commissioner Vance Phillips [R-DE]
    Coerced an 18-year-old young woman who was 16 when they first met and 30 years younger than him in to a monthslong sexual relationship that included bondage and other sexual fetishes which included ropes, clamps, chains and sex toys that she did not willingly consent to and threatened her with "a world of hurt" if she ever rebuffed his incessant advances
    27 Sep 2016
    According to a lawsuit filed by the alleged victim
  • Roger Ailes [CEO]
    Coerced top Fox News staffer Laurie Luhn -- who was 22 years younger than him -- into starting an abusive sexual relationship while he was still married that lasted 20+ years and used the threat to release a videotape he made of her dancing in lingerie to help maintain psychological control
    29 Jul 2016
    According to an investigative report by New York Magazine who read a confidential $3.15MM settlement Fox News paid
  • Donald Sterling [Conservative Businessman]
    Coerced an assistant who was decades younger than him into having sex over a yearslong period by threatening to withhold her paycheck if she ever refused his advances, subjected her to a "steady stream of racially and sexually offensive comments" and fired her when she eventually stood up to him while also being married
    03 Jun 2014
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by the alleged victim