Nebraska Republican State Sen. Julie Slama said she was “shocked” when Donald Trump-backed gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster reportedly held his hand “up my dress” at a GOP dinner.
In an interview on news radio KFAB in Omaha, Slama said, “As I … was walking to my desk, I felt one hand reaching for my skirt, my dress and the hand being that of Charles Herbster.” “I was in shock. I was bewildered. It’s one of the most painful things I’ve ever gone through.”
Slama said: “I noticed that five minutes later he grabbed another young woman’s buttocks … seen by many at the event.”
Slama spoke of intimidation in that position between herself, then a newly appointed 22-year-old state senator, and “one of the biggest donors to the Nebraska Republican Party.”
Herbster has denied all allegations.reprehensible fake newsAnd now threatening to sue to protect his reputation. He timed the charges a few weeks before the primary suspect.
All 13 female state senators in the Nebraska legislature, including five Republicans, issued a statement Thursday condemning the “highly credible, substantiated allegations.”
“Sexual assault is despicable and harmful,” the statement said. “It’s not a question of politics – it’s a” The issue of character and basic human decencyThe statement concluded that Herbster’s actions “made him unfit to serve”.
The primaries for governor and lieutenant governor candidates will be held on May 10. The winner of the Republican primary was expected to win the general election in November.