Ashmawy’s office conducts the preliminary investigations into allegations of misconduct in the House of Representatives, deciding which cases to pursue or refer to the Committee on Ethics.
Coming tino his position in 2015, he already had an issue.
According to Foreign Policy, the lawsuit revolves around an incident that took place in 2015 in Milford, Pennsylvania, where Ashmawy is alleged to have gotten into a brawl and then threatened others involved with criminal prosecution.
In a federal lawsuit filed last month, Ashmawy was accused of assaulting three women and using his position in the federal government as a way to influence local law enforcement, Foreign Policy reports.
According to the lawsuit, on Valentine’s Day 2015, Ashmawy was verbally abusive to two women, and physically assaulted two others.
According to a three-page statement dated March 12, 2015, Dawn Jorgenson said she witnessed Ashmawy “clearly sexually harassing” the bartender throughout the