Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz was interviewed for a segment on Nightly News with Lester Holt discussing the issue of sexual harassment in politics. In addition to allegations against Representative John Conyers and his subsequent retirement announcement, it was recently revealed that Representative Blake Farenthold of Texas settled a harassment case in 2014 for $84,000.
With an ever-growing list of politicians engulfed in sexual harassment scandals, Congress is trying to figure out how to fix the system that led to so many cases of workplace harassment.
Eliminating sexual harassment on Capitol Hill won’t be easy, however. As Ms. Katz says, “you have people with extraordinary power who tend to not believe that normal rules apply to them.”
Watch the full clip below.