(WWBT) - Congressman Bobby Scott, a Democrat who represents Virginia's 3rd District, is denying an allegation of misconduct.
" I have never sexually harassed anyone in my 25 years of service in the United States Congress, or in my 40 years of public service, or at any other time," he said on Friday.
On Friday afternoon, a former aide to Scott - M. Reese Everson - says the congressman touched her leg without permission.
She says she was wrongly fired.
"I was prevented from moving forward in my career because I attempted to run from a situation that was sexually inappropriate, where I had been propositioned to have a sexual relationship with my boss that I did not want," said Everson.
Full statement from Scott:
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