Rep. Speier talks about unanimous passage of sexual harassment bill

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Congresswoman Jackie Speier, D-Calif., joined ABC7's Kristen Sze on Friday to discuss the unanimous passage of her sexual harassment bill, which holds lawmakers financially accountable for their behavior.

This comes amid a highly publicized dispute between President Donald Trump and his former attorney Michael Cohen over alleged hush money payments to women such as adult film actress Stormy Daniels.

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Cohen spoke with ABC's George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview following his sentencing earlier this week to three years.

The alleged Trump payments have added fuel to the #MeToo campaign, in which Speier has been a leading voice.

Watch the video player above to hear Rep. Speier's take on the bill and the Cohen controversy.
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