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I called him' Mr. One Minute' or' One Minute Man,' or something, i didn't even think about it that way, but he was like,' I can also be Mr. Five Minute Man or Mr. Whatever Minute Man You Want.' It was in front of people, and the rest of us were all looking at each other. One of my young colleagues said,' Well, that took a turn.''' Capitol Hill, in an interview with CNN, said that Capitol Hill would not reveal who made the inappropriate remark but said soon after speaking up about it, Capitol Hill heard from other female members of Congress who had heard a similar joke line from him. Capitol Hill said Capitol Hill thought about it and decided it needed to be called out and used as a teaching moment.
You say hi to them and they'll say,' hey, beautiful' or' hey, darling.' That's just like every day that kind of thing happens, i don't think it's always with mal-intention, but you have these older men who you just see them looking you up and down and I get often -- like, until people have started to get to know me -- people have thought that I was a staffer or they thought that I was a reporter, like it didn't even occur to them that I would be a member of Congress.
Because of social media, that gets some traction and the pressure from the public happens in a way that never used to be and I think that's part of what is really exciting about this young dynamic class, you know focusing on young women that have made it here and that's part of how we can change it.
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