U.S. House to Face Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training


House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Tuesday that the entire U.S. House will now face mandatory training to avoid sexual harassment and discrimination, moving to address the growing national scandal over behavior ranging from the boorish to the criminal.

His comments came hours after a House committee held a hearing on harassment, in which lawmakers told their own stories of being sexually harassed or assaulted.

Mr. Ryan said the House will now have a policy of mandatory training for every lawmaker and every staffer.

“Our goal is not only to raise awareness, but also make abundantly clear that harassment in any form …

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