U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), a survivor of sexual assault and domestic violence, put forward an amendment that would prohibit funds for any state “in which the governor of such State has been found, by the relevant State or Federal authorities, to have sexually harassed employees while holding the position of governor.”
WOWT-TV covered Ernst’s amendment.
Fox Business highlighted Senator Ernst’s effort, writing, “’A sitting governor who harasses and abuses women on his own staff and members of law enforcement must be held accountable, and shouldn’t be getting a dime of Iowa taxpayer money,’ Sen. Ernst said in a statement to Fox News on Tuesday. ‘Here’s a good place to start.’”
Source: Sen. Joni Ernst