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McConnell calls for Arnold's sexual harassment case to be re-opened

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The women who want the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission to reopen their sexual harassment case are getting support from one of the most powerful men in Washington.

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell made a statement regarding the situation today, saying "I want to express my outrage at the cover up going on over in the State House of Representatives with regard to this serious sexual harassment case. They need to reopen this case, they need to handle it fairly and make sure that justice is administered."

McConnell went on to say the Kentucky House "needs to get its act together" during a campaign event in Louisville. 

His comments come after the Legislative Ethics Commission heard graphic testimony from three capitol staffers.

They claim former state Representative John Arnold grabbed, groped and verbally abused them, but the ethics commission found that Arnold did not violate any state ethics laws.

Arnold has denied the allegations but has since resigned from office.
McConnell also received an endorsement from the NRA supporting his re-election during the event.  

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