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Herman Cain recalls part of what he says led to harassment allegation

Chris Moody
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The Washington Examiner's Byron York gets an early look at a Herman Cain interview with Greta Van Susteren scheduled to air Monday night on Fox News, in which Cain mentions one of the details in a sexual harassment suit filed against him while he was president of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s. York writes:

Van Susteren asked what Cain did that led to the accusation.  There were reportedly more than one accusations in the complaint, but Cain said he recalled just one incident.  "She was in my office one day, and I made a gesture saying--and I was standing close to her--and I made a gesture saying you are the same height as my wife.  And I brought my hand up to my chin saying, 'My wife comes up to my chin.'"  At that point, Cain gestured with his flattened palm near his chin.  "And that was put in there [the complaint] as something that made her uncomfortable," Cain said, "something that was in the sexual harassment charge."

Van Susteren asked whether the woman complained at the time.  "I can't recall any comment that she made, positive or negative."

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