Congressman Accused of Affair

By: By Terrence Petty Associated Press
By: By Terrence Petty Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- U.S. Rep David Wu's spokesman says the
embattled congressman has had a telephone conversation with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi about a young woman's reported accusation of an "unwanted sexual encounter."

Spokesman Erik Dorey would not comment on the substance of the
conversation.

The discussion follows a report by The Oregonian that a young woman from California accused the seven-term congressman of an unwanted sexual encounter in November after his election victory.

The newspaper also reported that Wu told his senior aides the
encounter was consensual.

Calls have been growing for Wu to address the allegation.

There have also been calls for him to resign.


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