Donald Trump Accuser Rachel Crooks is Running for Office in Ohio

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Rachel Crooks, among the very first ladies to go public with allegations of sexual misbehavior versus Donald Trump in October 2016, has actually revealed that she’s running for the state legislature in Ohio.

Crooks is a Democrat and a newbie prospect who informs Cosmopolitan that she was influenced to run in part due to the fact that of #MeToo– while lots of males in power have actually dealt with some repercussions as an outcome of the allegations, Donald Trump has actually handled to skate through all the method to the White House. “I think my voice should have been heard then, and I’ll still fight for it to be heard now,” she stated to Cosmopolitan.“Americans are really upset with politics as usual, and I want to be a voice for them.”

In October 2016, the New York Times reported the claims lodged versus Donald Trump by Crooks, and another female, Jessica Leeds; Crooks declares that Trump presumably kissed her on the mouth versus her will after shaking her hand in welcoming. Trump, as you’re undoubtedly mindful, has actually rejected the several claims of sexual misbehavior versus him and will likely continue to do so till he ends.

Crooks, who is presently the director of worldwide trainee recruiting at Heidelberg University, credits her choice to go to her “liberal resistance group,” Seneca County Rising. She has the assistance of the Ohio State Democratic Party and if she wins in May, she’ll deal with Republican Rep. Bill Reineke. Her platform:

She’s running in Ohio’s 88 th district, a backwoods beyond Toledo, to assist develop more tasks, make sure access to economical healthcare, and repair the state’s education system. Charter schools there, she keeps in mind, are offered about $1 billion each year, with exactly what critics state is little responsibility. That cash, she states, would be much better served in public schools.

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Crooks informed Cosmopolitan that while she’s sure critics will state she’s taking advantage of her 15 minutes of popularity from last October’s relentless series of surprises, she’s ready and all set to deal with whatever comes her method. “I think I’ve read and seen about as negative of things as I can about myself,” she stated. “Once I sat down and mulled it over, I felt like it really was a duty that I had, that I should take on this responsibility firsthand and try to make a difference for other people.”

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