She’s not not a Crooks.
One of many not less than 16 ladies who’ve accused President Trump of sexual harassment is becoming a member of the report variety of feminine candidates working for workplace this yr.
Talking with Cosmopolitan, Rachel Crooks introduced she’ll be working for a seat in Ohio’s legislature.
“I feel my voice ought to have been heard then, and I am going to nonetheless battle for it to be heard now,” stated Crooks.
“Individuals are actually upset with politics as regular, and I wish to be a voice for them.”
Regardless of the President’s denials and White Home press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders going as far as to say that each one of Trump’s many accusers are mendacity, Crooks has maintained that the previous actuality TV present host started kissing her on the cheeks when she launched herself to him someday exterior a Trump Tower elevator in 2005. He then allegedly kissed her “instantly on the mouth”
“It was so inappropriate,” Crooks instructed The New York Instances in October 2016. “I used to be so upset that he thought I used to be so insignificant that he may try this.”
Particulars of the sexual misconduct align with what Trump beforehand admitted to former “Entry Hollywood” TV present host Billy Bush about his previous conduct.
“You already know, I am mechanically drawn to stunning (ladies) … I simply begin kissing them,” he stated partially.
“It is like a magnet. Simply kiss. I do not even wait. And whenever you’re a star they allow you to do it. You are able to do something.”
Dismayed however not detracted, the 35-year-old director of worldwide pupil recruitment at Ohio’s Heidelberg College seems like she will be able to additionally do something regardless of her testimony not convincing sufficient those who Trump was a flawed candidate.
“I feel I’ve learn and seen about as destructive of issues as I can about myself,” Crooks says relating to the backlash she confronted when she first spoke out towards the then-candidate.
The ladies accusing Donald Trump of sexual assault
With a marketing campaign that seeks to give attention to job creation, entry to inexpensive well being care and enhancing the state’s training system at a time when constitution colleges are afforded almost $1 billion a yr, she’s trying to unseat two-term incumbent Republican Rep. Invoice Reineke in Ohio’s 88th District — territory that went for the “erratic and ineffective” Trump, who allegedly compelled himself upon her when she supplied him a handshake.
“Ladies are uniting,” says Crooks. “The momentum is now. I wish to be a part of it.”