Florida lawmaker Marco Rubio has fired his chief of employees after studying of “allegations of improper conduct” with a subordinate, his workplace stated Saturday.
The Republican senator stated he discovered of the claims Friday and flew to Washington D.C. from Florida to fireside Clint Reed, who has labored as Rubio’s chief of employees since Jan. 2017.
The allegations included threats to withhold employment advantages, the senator stated, with out elaborating additional in a press release.
Spokeswoman Olivia Perez-Cubas declined to explain the character of Reed’s purported conduct when requested by the Every day Information.
The allegations had been relayed to Rubio fairly than his legal professionals or the Congressional Workplace of Compliance, an impartial company that handles discrimination claims and office disputes.
He stated “the suitable Congressional and Senate administrative places of work” would learn of the firing Monday morning.
“We’ve got taken steps to make sure that these impacted by this conduct have entry to any companies they could require now or sooner or later,” learn Rubio’s assertion.
Reed beforehand labored as Rubio’s marketing campaign supervisor for his 2016 re-election bid.