Nebraska Republican Point out Sen. Julie Slama claimed she was “in shock” when Donald Trump-endorsed gubernatorial prospect Charles Herbster allegedly place his hand “up my dress” at a GOP dinner.
“As I was … walking to my desk, I felt a hand arrive at up my skirt, up my costume and the hand was Charles Herbster’s,” Slama reported in an job interview on Information Radio KFAB in Omaha. “I was in shock. I was mortified. It’s one of the most traumatizing factors I’ve at any time been by means of.”
Slama extra: “I watched as 5 minutes later on he grabbed the buttocks of an additional young lady … This was witnessed by quite a few folks at the function.”
Slama talked of the daunting, “huge energy differential” in that predicament involving herself, then a freshly appointed 22-year-old point out senator, and “one of the most important donors in the Nebraska Republican Social gathering.”
Herbster has denied all the accusations as “libelous phony information” and is now threatening to sue to safeguard his standing. He called the timing of the allegations just weeks right before the principal suspect.
All 13 woman state senators in the Nebraska legislature, together with 5 Republicans, issued a statement Thursday condemning the “highly credible, corroborated allegations.”
“Sexual assault is despicable and harming,” the statement added. “This is not a problem of politics — it is an situation of character and fundamental human decency.” Herbster’s steps “make him unfit to serve,” the statement concluded.
The primaries for candidates for governor and lieutenant governor will be held Could 10. The winner of the Republican most important was envisioned to acquire the normal election in November.