Huma Abedin: Clinton aide details sex assault by US senator

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Image caption, Huma Abedin has not named the senator, oregon his party

A erstwhile adjacent adjutant to Hillary Clinton has reportedly written successful a caller memoir however she was sexually assaulted by a US senator.

Huma Abedin said the unnamed person pounced connected her connected a sofa successful the mid-2000s aft inviting her into his home, according to the Guardian.

She says she rebuffed him arsenic helium tried to buss her and escaped.

The assertion is elaborate successful her caller book, Both/And: A Life successful Many Worlds, which is being published adjacent week.

Ms Abedin was 1 of 2016 Democratic statesmanlike nominee and erstwhile Obama-era caput of authorities Mrs Clinton's astir trusted aides, and was erstwhile described by her arsenic her "second daughter".

She describes the intersexual battle portion recounting her enactment for Mrs Clinton erstwhile she was a US legislator for New York betwixt 2001-09.

Ms Abedin, present 45, does not uncover the senator's individuality oregon adjacent his party.

She says that aft a Washington meal she walked retired with the person and erstwhile they stopped successful beforehand of his location helium invited her wrong for coffee. She accepted.

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Image caption, Ms Abedin started moving for Mrs Clinton arsenic an intern

According to the Guardian, which has seen an beforehand transcript of the memoir, Ms Abedin writes: "Then, successful an instant, it each changed. He plopped down to my right, enactment his near limb astir my shoulder, and kissed me, pushing his lingua into my mouth, pressing maine backmost connected the sofa.

"I was truthful utterly shocked, I pushed him away. All I wanted was for the past 10 seconds to beryllium erased."

Ms Abedin says the legislator apologised and said helium had "misread" her, earlier asking if she wanted to stay.

She writes: "Then I said thing lone the twentysomething mentation of maine would person travel up with - 'I americium truthful sorry' - and walked out, trying to look arsenic nonchalant arsenic possible."

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Image caption, Ms Abedin divorced her husband, erstwhile Democratic New York congressman Anthony Weiner, implicit his enactment scandals

Ms Abedin says she bumped into the legislator a fewer days aboriginal connected Capitol Hill, and helium asked if they were inactive friends.

She besides details successful the publication her choler astatine her ex-husband, erstwhile Democratic New York congressman Anthony Weiner, whose vocation was destroyed by enactment scandals.

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