Kasie Hunt: ‘A Lot of People’ Were Running Away from the Cameras on Franken

‘I would say there were a lot of people that were running away from the cameras’


HUNT: "Mika, this is a situation where you showed some Democrats on camera talking about this. For the most part, I would say there were a lot of people that were running away from the cameras, Democrats who don’t want to talk about this. But I do think that there is a sense that, you know, this is not — there is a certain level of un-surprise I think that the overall sexual harassment story is reaching Capitol Hill. We have been talking about this for the last week-and-a-half. Jackie Speier, who Franken’s accuser referenced in her press conference, has come forward and said, 'Look, this is a huge problem.' She told her own 'Me too' story. Now, I think it’s important to remember, too, and Susan touched on this earlier in the conversation, there are lot of women who are afraid to name names in the context of Capitol Hill and politics, because of the — it’s the way the town is. It’s a small town, your reputation is everything." 

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