Have you ever noticed that when it’s one of their own, Democrats are very protective and mostly silent about accusations? While Democrats and mainstream media report non-stop on Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, the same parties are quiet when it comes to U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.).
Allegations of ‘physical abuse’ against Keith Ellison.
You may recall that in August, allegations surfaced regarding Ellison, when the son of Ellison’s former girlfriend, Karen Monahan, discovered what he claims to be a videotape in which Ellison can be seen “dragging my mama off the bed by her feet, screaming and calling her a “f**king bitch” and telling her to get the f**k out of his house.”
Ellison who is currently running for Minnesota’s attorney general quickly denied any wrongdoing.
The National Organization of Women called for Ellison to step down but the Minnesota Democratic Farm Labor (DFL) Party almost immediately voted to back Ellison and ignore the allegations.
Unlike Kavanaugh who has a public hearing scheduled before Congress on Monday with his accuser, Ellison has not been required to face any public hearings before Congress (he is a congressman) with his accusers.
Congress has not called for either a public or closed door session so that they may get to the truth.
While being elected to congress or to a position as Minnesota Attorney General is not a life-long appointment as someone who is seeking to be confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, a congress member may end up serving a lifetime (without term limits).
Take Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) for instance, who continuously boasted during the Kavanaugh confirmation that he has served 40 years in Congress.
What exactly is being done about Ellison allegations?
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) recently confirmed in a statement, “I know this is being reviewed, as it should be, and Representative Ellison must continue to address it directly with the people of Minnesota.”
While Klobuchar may be assured the allegations against Ellison are being reviewed, it appears that the American public may not have the same confidence level in the “review” process.
Who exactly is conducting the review? Is it the ethics committee, the Democratic National Committee, a lawyer for the DNC or someone else?
Will the results of the investigation be released to the public?
Why has the public been seemingly kept in the dark about what’s going on?
Additionally, will Ellison be allowed to use the “slush fund” better known as the fund administered by the Office of Compliance (OOC), which is used for the payment of awards and settlements that many congressional leaders have reportedly used in the past to settle with his accusers?
Is anyone investigating the other claim made by a separate woman against Ellison?
And, what about the new allegation against Ellison that came out around the same time as Monahan’s allegation? Is it being investigated? If so, by whom?
Why was there very little reporting by mainstream media regarding those claims?
Amy Alexander alleges that she and Ellison were in a relationship in 2005.
That same year, Ellison reportedly sought a restraining order against her say she was making harassing phone calls and threatening to “destroy” him.
According to reports, the following year, Alexander sought a restraining order of her own against Ellison.
In the affidavit, Alexander claimed that she had been in a romantic relationship with Ellison and that he had “pushed, shoved and verbally abused her, and had a lawyer intimidate and threaten her.”
District Judge Robert H. Lynn dismissed the request by Alexander.
Should Americans demand the release of details of the Ellison investigation and call for a public hearing before Congress?
While Americans are being distracted by claims that allegedly occurred 35 years ago when the purported parties were minors, Ellison’s alleged victims’ claims of physical abuse are more recent and reportedly occurred during a romantic relationship.
Americans must not forget the claims make against Ellison and should, at the very least, demand to know the details about his “investigation.”
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