#MeToo Champion Kamala Harris’ Office Allegedly Punished Staffer for Reporting Sex Abuse

Posted on December 6, 2018 5:09 am

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“We were unaware of this issue and take accusations of harassment extremely seriously.” A longtime top staff member of Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California resigned Wednesday after questions were raised about his alleged sexual harassment of his executive assistant.  ​ The aide, Danielle Hartley, made the claims in a 2016 ​lawsuit against the California Department of Justice. She accused Larry Wallace, who served as the director of the Division of Law Enforcement under then-Attorney…