Madrid, 22 (Europa Press)
New York Republican Representative Tom Reid announced on Sunday that he would not run for re-election in 2022 after he was accused of sexual harassment after being made public last week.
Reid said in a statement by CNN, “My behavior hurts him, he is disrespected and he was not a professional. I was wrong, I am sorry and I take full responsibility.”
Last Friday, Nicolette Davis, who worked as a lobbyist for an insurance company, told ‘The Washington Post’ how Reid had drunk her back and thigh, and in 2017 at a restaurant in Minneapolis Removed the bra.
“It happened at a time in my life when I was struggling. While starting treatment in 2017, I admitted that I was powerless on alcohol. Now I am completing four years of that personal improvement journey,” said Congress. Justified the republic.
In the same statement, Reid clarified that this is not “an excuse” and that “according to his recovery”, he considers his past actions and then “humbly presents” Mrs. Davis, his wife, his children, and his apologies. is. Dear ones.
In his account, Davis said that day he wrote a text message to a colleague “rubbing his back” as “a drunken congressman” as “for help”. According to the account, Reid was isolated and removed from the premises by one of the men who was at the table with him.
Due to countless complaints of sexual harassment issued in recent weeks, Reid is one of the members of Congress seeking the resignation of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.