DETROIT (AP) – A proposed federal lawsuit shows a former scheduler alleged sexual harassment, retaliation and a hostile work environment against U.S. Rep. John Conyers.

The woman claimed in the proposed filing from February that the 88-year-old Michigan Democrat began making sexual advances and inappropriate comments shortly after she was hired in 2015.

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She also said Conyers blew kisses when “others’ backs were turned” and would “rub her shoulders, kiss her forehead and attempt to hold her hand.”

The woman wanted to file a lawsuit under seal to avoid embarrassing Conyers, but a judge denied the request. No further action has been taken since March.

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Conyers’ office said in an email Tuesday night to The Associated Press that “the former staffer voluntarily decided to drop the case.”

A message left at the number listed for the woman was not immediately returned.

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