Ex-Texas Congressman Takes Lucrative Lobbying PostFormer U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold has accepted a lucrative position lobbying for a port in his ex-Texas district, weeks after resigning amid fallout from using public funds to settle a past sexual harassment complaint.
Gov. Abbott Wants Farenthold To Pay For Special ElectionIn a statement Wednesday, Abbott seized on Farenthold's promises to reimburse $84,000 from a special House fund that was used to settle 2014 sexual harassment claims.
Texas Rep. Farenthold To Retire Amid Sexual Harassment AccusationsRepublicans say Texas GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold won't seek re-election amid sexual harassment allegations.
Ethics Panel Expands Probe Into Texas Rep. Blake FarentholdThe House Ethics Committee says it is expanding an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold.
Report Says Texas Rep. Farenthold Used Public Funds To Settle Sexual Harassment ClaimA report said that Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas used taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment claim brought on by his former spokesperson.
Texas Lawmaker Says Harassment Case From Ex-Staffer DismissedRepresentative Blake Farenthold says a harassment lawsuit filed by a former staffer has been dismissed.
Ethics Committee Continues Review Of Texas CongressmanThe House Ethics Committee says it is continuing an investigation of Republican congressman Blake Farenthold of Texas, despite a recommendation by an investigative panel that the complaint be dismissed.