The sexual harassment scandal against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner continued to grow Tuesday with a former deputy campaign manager alleging that Filner publicly patted her buttocks and made a crude comment about her at a congressional fundraising dinner in 2005.
And the latest allegations implicate the mayor’s new chief of staff — the person now charged with overseeing Filner’s behavior toward women — as well.
Laura Fink, the former deputy campaign manager, told KPBS that she complained about the incident a few days after it happened in an email to Filner, which she copied to Filner’s then-congressional chief of staff Tony Buckles. From KPBS:
Buckles soon called, Fink said, to ask what she wanted.
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