Real Victims or Witch Hunt: More Women Come Out Accusing Lawmakers of Rape

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SEATTLE (AP) — A woman has accused a Washington state lawmaker of raping her 11 years ago, saying she was inspired to speak out as she watched the televised allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The lawmaker denied the claim.

In a tweet Thursday afternoon, Candace Faber said Republican state Sen. Joe Fain sexually assaulted her in 2007 the night she graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He was not in office at the time at the time of the alleged assault.

“I’m done being silent,” she wrote.

Fain said he “absolutely” denies the allegation and called for an investigation.

AP

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