A House panel released new figures showing that member offices reached three settlements between 2003 and 2007 involving claims of sexual harassment or sex discrimination.
Democratic women lawmakers are working to bring activists, writers and victims of misconduct to the president’s speech later this month.
Members are urging their colleagues to wear black, echoing a demonstration of solidarity by female actors at the recent Golden Globe Awards.
The South Carolina senator says Trump’s tweets supporting the Iranian people are not enough.
“We’ve got a chance here to deliver some fatal blows to really bad actors in 2018, but if we blink, God help us all,” Graham said on CBS.
The congressman from Texas recently announced he will not run for reelection amid allegations he mistreated staffers. He settled with a former aide who accused him of sexual harassment in 2014.
The disclosure represented the Senate’s first effort to be transparent about its taxpayer-funded settlements since the arrangements began receiving scrutiny this fall.