New accuser says Conyers groped her in church

New accuser says Conyers groped her in church
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Another woman has come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against embattled Rep. John ConyersJohn James ConyersEXCLUSIVE: Trump on reparations: 'I don't see it happening' McConnell: Reparations aren't 'a good idea' This week: Democrats move funding bills as caps deal remains elusive MORE Jr. (D-Mich.).

The Detroit Free Press late Monday reported that Elisa Grubbs said she previously worked for Conyers and that she saw the congressman touch another one of his accusers, Marion Brown, inappropriately. Grubbs also claims Conyers groped her on one occasion in church. Brown is Grubbs’s cousin, the newspaper noted.

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"When Rep. Conyers inappropriately touched me like this," said Grubbs, as reported by the paper, "my eyes would pop out and I would be stunned in disbelief." 

Conyers last month stepped down from his position as the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee after acknowledging that in 2015 he settled a wrongful dismissal complaint. The longtime congressman denied the sexual misconduct accusations against him, however.

Women have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations since the news of Conyers’s settlement first came to light. House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPatagonia says to shut stores for a few hours during Global Climate Strike Overnight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — Pelosi unveils signature plan to lower drug prices | Trump says it's 'great to see' plan | Progressives pushing for changes Progressives push for changes to Pelosi drug pricing plan MORE (D-Calif.) and Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanDemocrats hit Scalia over LGBTQ rights Three-way clash set to dominate Democratic debate Krystal Ball touts Sanders odds in Texas MORE (R-Wis.) have both called on Conyers to step down amid the allegations.

The New York Times reported early Tuesday that Conyers is expected to announce on Tuesday that he will not run for reelection next year.