Schumer spokesperson left after inappropriate behavior with staffers
Feb 04, 2019 12:00 pm
Marianne Levine is reporting for Politico [dot] com the longtime communications director for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York, was forced to leave after inappropriate conduct with his colleagues. A spokesperson for Schumer said Matt House was asked to leave the senator's staff when it was learned he had "inappropriate sexual encounters" with young staffers. The Huffington Post was first to report the circumstances under which House left Schumer's office in November. "I deeply regret the mistakes I made on the number of occasions when I had too much to drink, and I apologize to anyone who was affected by my behavior," House said in a statement to Politico. House was Schumer's communications director for five years. Prior to that role, he was regional media director for the Democratic Policy and Communications Center. Read the full story at Politico [dot] com.