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Gov. Wolf: Sen. Leach should resign in wake of allegations

December 17, 2017 GMT

By Staff

Gov. Wolf on Sunday called on State Sen. Daylin Leach to resign in the wake of a report by the Inquirer and Daily News that detailed allegations from eight women and three men who claimed the Montgomery County legislator inappropriately touched female campaign staffers or subjected them to highly sexualized conversations.

“This disturbing behavior is absolutely unacceptable. Senator Leach should resign,” the governor said in a stinging rebuke of his fellow Democrat. “While he has been a leader on important policy issues, this conduct cannot be excused. As I have said previously, this is not a partisan issue. The lack of adequate structure for victims to report this type of behavior and feel protected is inexcusable, and underscores that Harrisburg’s culture must change.”

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