Rep. John Conyers’ lawyer, Arnold Reed, threatened with “what’s to come” during a press conference today:
“This, ladies and gentlemen, I promise you, if this nonsense continues, this is just a harbinger of what’s to come,” Reed said while defending the congressman during the press conference in Detroit.
IS REED TRYING TO BLAME THE ACCUSER OR IS CONYERS READY TO NAME NAMES?
Marion Brown, a former staffer to Conyers, revealed herself this week to be one of the accusers. In a Thursday interview with the “Today Show,” she alleged Conyers violated her body and would frequently proposition her for sex.
“You boo’d up with him at the Barrister’s Ball?” – LAWYER FOR JOHN CONYERS
REED PUSHES BACK:
Reed pushed back against the allegations and showed several signed statements of former Conyers staffers that stated they didn’t witness any harassment or sexual misconduct from the congressman.
Reed made us head for the Urban Dictionary when he said the victim was “boo’d up” with Conyers: This means “kissing in public” or in a relationship
“Mr. Campbell indicates that he never saw anything and verified that the congressman hired the accuser’s daughter. But there became a problem–all hell broke loose–when the congressman fired the daughter. And then, all of a sudden, we get this sexual harassment, sexual allegation problem. Here’s the ‘predator’ that she’s talking about at the Barrister’s Ball, 2011 Barrister’s Ball,” Reed said as he held up a photograph that appeared to be of Conyers and Brown next to each other, posing for a picture.
“She [Brown] said that he took every opportunity during hours to harass her. ‘He was an animal.’ But you boo’d up with him at the Barrister’s Ball? You want to get angry and mad when the congressman defends himself?” Reed continued.
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