Zaid Jilani on the allegations against Holyoke's mayor at UMass-Amherst

Journalist Zaid Jilani discussed the allegations surrounding Holyoke, Mass., Mayor Alex Morse (D), a congressional candidate, during an interview Monday with The Hill.TV’s “Rising."

The University of Massachusetts said it would be launching an investigation into reported allegations that Morse had sexual relationships with students while teaching at UMass-Amherst. 

Morse said Sunday he will remain in his congressional primary race against Rep. Richard NealRichard Edmund NealCentrist Democrats got their COVID bill, now they want a vote On The Money: Half of states deplete funds for Trump's 0 unemployment expansion | EU appealing ruling in Apple tax case | House Democrats include more aid for airlines in coronavirus package House Democrats to include more aid for airlines in coronavirus package MORE (D-Mass.) despite the investigation and denied ever using his position of power as mayor or a lecturer for “romantic or sexual gain, or to take advantage of students.”

Watch the interview above.