11.27.2017

John Conyers: Veteran congressman gives up post amid harassment inquiry

John Conyers: Veteran congressman gives up post amid harassment inquiry Getty Images

The longest-serving member of the US Congress says he is stepping aside as top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee while sexual harassment allegations are investigated.

John Conyers again denied the accusations, but said he was stepping down to clear his name.

A staff member alleges she was fired for refusing to "succumb to sexual advances" from the Michigan Democrat.

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