A second teenager has accused ousted Lincoln Project co-founder John Weaver of “aggressively” sexually harassing him, in line with the journalist who initially broke the story.
The second minor accuser comes on the heels of a New York Times report from Jan. 31 that Weaver — who helmed the anti-Trump tremendous PAC — sexually harassed a 14-year-old boy.
“I am here to say that I have made contact with another minor who was sexually harassed by John Weaver,” reporter Ryan Girdusky mentioned Monday on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle.”
“He is still a minor today. He doesn’t want his name to come forward because he is a minor,” added Girdusky, who first reported the allegations towards Weaver final month for the American Conservative.
The journalist mentioned he has been in touch with quite a few males with comparable allegations, with the newest alleged sufferer additionally reaching out to him. Girdusky mentioned he noticed the creepy on-line messages Weaver allegedly despatched to the boy.
“John Weaver aggressively sexually harassed him. … there’s possibly more [accusers] to come,” he mentioned.
Weaver stands accused of sexually harassing greater than 20 younger males, together with former interns with the embattled Lincoln Project.
Last week, two former interns got here ahead with lurid textual content messages they allegedly obtained from Weaver.
The Lincoln Project, finest recognized for elevating hundreds of thousands in assist of the “Never Trump” motion, has been roiled by current scandal, prompting management resignations and a shutdown of its fundraising web page.
The group announced Monday that it has employed regulation agency Paul Hastings to probe Weaver’s alleged misconduct as half of a “comprehensive review of our operations and culture.”
FEC filings present that the regulation agency donated greater than $6,000 to the Lincoln Project throughout the 2020 election cycle, Fox News reported.
Meanwhile, present and former staffers dished on the tremendous PAC’s “toxic” work tradition — saying younger males have been hailed as “wizards,” whereas younger ladies have been “girls,” according to a report by The 19th.
Political rivals have been known as “p—ies,” c–ksuckers” or “f—-ts.”
Women leaders on the Lincoln Project, together with co-founder Jennifer Horn, have been handled in another way than their male counterparts, in line with the report. Horn, who resigned final week, was reportedly unnoticed of conferences and never consulted about public statements or vital choices.