Thursday, January 8, 2015

KY Whistleblowers Beware: New House Leadership Is Out to Get You

The man announces to reporters that he is planning to punish the victims of a disgraced sexual predator and the lovely Dems of the Kentucky House elect the motherfucker Majority Whip.

Jack Brammer at the Herald:

House Democrats also elected Rep. Johnny Bell of Glasgow to be their whip — the leader who counts members' votes behind the scenes.

Bell was the subject of accusations last week that he intended to "clean house" if he were elected to leadership by terminating the employment of one of the women staffers in the legislature who alleged they were sexually harassed by former state Rep. John Arnold, D-Sturgis.

Yolanda Costner, who worked for former Majority Whip Tommy Thompson of Owensboro, said in an email that a candidate for House leadership planned to fire her. Her attorney, Thomas Clay of Louisville, identified the candidate as Bell and said Bell was angling to replace Costner with one woman in particular.

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