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Can GOP Win Oregon Governorship?

Oregon GOP gubernatorial candidate and state representative Dr. Knute Buehler is making waves lambasting Democratic contenders Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney and House Speaker Tina Kotek for their roles in ignoring sexual harassment complaints against lawmakers. “For too long, casual attitudes and unprofessional behavior has been accepted and tolerated in the Capitol,” Buehler blasted. “This troubling culture knows no party affiliation and exists whether you’re an elected official, lobbyist or student intern.” The grand irony here is that the left-inspired “me-too” movement, which has destroyed the reputations and careers of dozens of celebrities and politicians in the last year, threatens to devour its own in several blue states.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney and House Speaker Tina Kotek aren’t going anywhere, at least of their own volition. Both Democrats have rejected GOP gubernatorial candidate Dr. Knute Buehler’s demand they resign because of allegations the legislative leaders have been ignoring sexual harassment complaints involving lawmakers.

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“For too long, casual attitudes and unprofessional behavior has been accepted and tolerated in the Capitol,” Buehler, who is an Oregon state representative, said in a statement. “This troubling culture knows no party affiliation and exists whether you’re an elected official, lobbyist or student intern.”

A February report showed a long pattern of sexual misconduct in the Oregon Legislature that ramped up in intensity during the 2017 legislative session. Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian accused Courtney and Kotek of ignoring reports of sexual harassment.

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