Harris Aide Resigns
First reported by Foxnews.com
- A top adviser to Sen. Kamala Harris has resigned after settling a $400,000 harassment lawsuit brought by a female subordinate.
- Larry Wallace resigned on Wednesday. According to the lawsuit, he would demean a woman named Danielle Hartley who worked as his assistant, making her run personal errands and even wash his car.
- One story involved Wallace having Hartley crawl under his desk to refill a computer printer it while he watched. When Hartley asked him to move the printer, he refused.
- A spokesman says Sen. Harris was “unaware of this issue” and that she has accepted Wallace’s resignation.
- Will this scandal hurt Harris’s chances at a 2020 run?
- Has the #MeToo movement impacted your workplace at all?
Kamala Harris help resigns over $400G of harassment
A senior adviser to U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., resigned Wednesday on a $400,000 harassment lawsuit against him while working at the California Justice Department.
The paper reported that Larry Wallace resigned after the Sacramento Bee asked for the settlement in 2017.
“We were unaware of this issue and were extremely serious about the accusations of harassment,” said Harris spokeswoman Lily Adams. “This evening, Mr. Wallace offered the senator his resignation, and she accepted it.”
Kamala Harris Aide Resigns After Harassment, Retaliation Settlement Surfaces
BREAKING: Kamala Harris’ Top Aide Resigns After Harassment Settlement Surfaces
Senior adviser to Sen. Kamala Harris resigns after report of $400,000 sexual harassment settlemen…
For years, one of Democrat Kamala Harris’s top advisers kept his job despite allegations of sexual harassment and a $400K settlement.
Harris, who claims to fight for women, only fired him yesterday after it was about to be exposed.https://t.co/gbURHWPW9C
— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) December 6, 2018
— Sebastian Gorka DrG (@SebGorka) December 6, 2018
“A longtime top staff member of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris resigned Wednesday after The Sacramento Bee inquired about a $400,000 harassment and retaliation settlement resulting from his time working for Harris at the California Department of Justice.” https://t.co/fL5CvSb1BG
— Alex Thompson (@AlxThomp) December 6, 2018
$400k settlement? That is not a nuisance amount. It beggars belief that the Senator didn't know about this allegation. Hiring a supervisor with this track record is astounding. Kamala Harris aide leaves after harassment settlement surfaces https://t.co/0w9wxKUX4v
— Harmeet K. Dhillon (@pnjaban) December 6, 2018