The new cases bring to $199,000 the amount paid in sexual harassment claims since 2008. There is no public information about the claims, and names were not released.
John Conyers III, whose father endorsed him for a House seat election as the lawmaker resigned amid sexual harassment allegations, was arrested in February after his girlfriend suffered knife cuts during an argument.
The most senior member of Congress, Representative John Conyers Jr., 88, announced that he was retiring immediately, and he endorsed his son, John Conyers III, to replace him.
The country’s longest-serving congressman plans to announce his decision Tuesday, said his great-nephew, who plans to run for the seat.
Democrats in Washington are divided over the next steps after sexual misconduct allegations against Representative John Conyers Jr. and Senator Al Franken.
Some lawmakers charged with sexual harassment face intense pressure to resign. Others find more tolerance. There seems to be no rhyme or reason to the responses.