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Democratic Rep: Conyers Should Step Down from Judiciary Committee Position

Congressman Gregory Meeks is calling on colleague John Conyers to step down from his post as ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee.

With reports in the past few days about allegations of sexual harassment leveled against the Democrat, Conyers is now the subject of a House Ethics Committee investigation.

On CNN Wednesday morning, Meeks said that “no one is exempt from bad behavior.”

“I really think that probably the appropriate thing right now,” he continued, “is that he should step down as the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee and be subject to this ethics investigation.”

He said it’s the right thing for Conyers to do now, though he did also suggest the possibility of Conyers returning to his position “if he defends himself and says and shows there is nothing there.”

Watch above, via CNN.

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