One accuser, Mike DiSabato, is also being accused of bullying the widow of a Marine over a memorial fund set up in her husband’s name. •DiSabato is also facing a defamation lawsuit. •The other accuser, Dunyasha Yetts, served prison time for a $1.8 million fraud scheme There's more sketchy background on both but these standout. The two of them make the perfect leaders for the liberal cause and the Democrap Party.
Well I guess it’s all settled then. Carry on.
some can trusted not to lie.... others not at all .......
Liberalism has lost on every single issue of importance to this great nation so all they have left is to build straw man crisis's. What a pathetic lot these parasite liberals are.
We need a Congress full of great men like the honorable Jim Jordan. Meanwhile stinking liberals are telling us boys can be girls and girls can be boys and criminals are good and police officers are bad. And it goes on and on. All any of us can say is, thank God for President Trump!! Can us imagine the state this country would be in if Hilda had been elected? Especially so after 8 years of the tragedy of Parasite Obama the America hating race pimp? This country would have been toast and the big power statist socialists would have had their final victory. Thank you President Trump!
One accuser, Mike DiSabato, is also being accused of bullying the widow of a Marine over a memorial fund set up in her husband’s name. DiSabato is also facing a defamation lawsuit. The other accuser, Dunyasha Yetts, served prison time for a $1.8 million fraud scheme
Two former Ohio State University wrestlers accusing Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan of ignoring sexual misconduct by a university physician more than two decades ago have a history of failed business dealings, lawsuits, harassment allegations, and in the case of one accuser, an 18 month prison sentence for fraud.
One of the former wrestlers, Mike DiSabato, is also being accused by the widow of a Marine who was killed in combat in Iraq of intimidating and bullying her over a memorial fund set up in her husband’s name.
“I question the intent, the authenticity, the verity, that Mike DiSabato shares in any of his words or actions,” Karen Mendoza, the wife of Ray Mendoza — a former teammate of DiSabato’s who was killed in 2005 — said in a statement.
NBC News published an article on Tuesday, quoting DiSabato and Dunyasha Yetts, another former OSU wrestler, claiming that when Jordan worked as assistant wrestling coach at OSU, he ignored sexual abuse carried out by a university physician named Richard Strauss. (RELATED: Jim Jordan Accused Of Failing To Stop Team Doctor From Abusing Wrestlers)
Jordan, a two-time NCAA wrestling champion, denied in April that he knew about Strauss’s alleged activities. But Yetts told NBC News that Jordan was either a “liar” or taking part in a cover-up of the abuse. DiSabato called Jordan a “coward.”
Jordan, a leading House conservative, has vehemently denied the allegations, saying that he was never told of sexual abuse against athletes during his stint at OSU, which stretched from 1986 to 1994. He said he would have taken action had he known about any abuse by Strauss, who killed himself in 2005.
Jordan is also questioning the timing of the story. The Republican is considered a potential replacement to House Speaker Paul Ryan. He is also among a handful of Republicans leading a push against the FBI and the Department of Justice for answers about the agencies’ handling of the investigation into the Trump campaign.
“Look, the timing makes you wonder,” Jordan told reporters at a July 4 event in Ohio. “All I know is, it’s not true.”
“It’s interesting that the timing is what it is, in light of things that are going on in Washington,” he continued.
The initial reports based on DiSabato and Yetts’ claims regarding Jordan ignores a large body of evidence that raises questions about the two former wrestlers’ motives.
NBC did note that Yetts served time in prison for a $1.8 million fraud scheme.
Yetts’ biggest victim was former NFL star Antoine Winfield, who was bilked out of $1.3 million. Yetts convinced Winfield to invest his NFL signing bonus with Yetts’ firm, World Wide Sports. As part of the scam, Yetts provided Winfield with false documents claiming to show his investments. Yetts was instead spending money on country club memberships, cars, student loans, and credit card payments.
NBC News did not report that Yetts filed a lawsuit in May against U.S. Well Service, a fracking company, claiming that he faced discrimination and sexual harassment. Yetts claims that one of his supervisors at the company made sexual remarks toward him and sent him sexually suggestive text messages. He also claimed that he was overlooked for a supervisor position because he is black.
For his part, DiSabato has been involved in several lawsuits, including one against OSU. He was also recently sued for defamation and libel.
Police records reviewed by The Daily Caller News Foundation show that DiSabato was arrested on Feb. 1 on charges of telecommunications threats against Bret Adams, a sports agent who represents Chris Spielman, a former NFL star who played football at OSU.
In April, Adams filed a defamation lawsuit against DiSabato claiming that the former wrestler falsely told business associates that Adams was racist and sexist.
Additionally, Mendoza, the widow of the Iraq War veteran, said DiSabato approached her after her husband’s 2005 death to set up a memorial fund in his honor, but that ultimately led to a cease and desist order.
In a phone interview with TheDCNF, Mendoza said she agreed to allow DiSabato to use her husband’s name to raise money to help Ohio-based athletes, Olympic hopefuls and the families of fallen soldiers.
Instead of raising money for athletes and fallen soldiers’ families, Mendoza says that DiSabato used the funds to finance a mixed martial arts venture he had founded. Mendoza also later found that DiSabato failed to register the charity with Ohio’s secretary of state.
Mendoza was eventually forced to issue a cease and desist order against DiSabato for misrepresenting his fundraising efforts. She said that when she began asking DiSabato about the fund, he dismissed her inquiries and said that she had no right to the information she requested.
“As a military widow, I was bullied by a vindictive and manipulative Mike DiSabato,” Mendoza told TheDCNF, adding that DiSabato’s behavior toward her could best be described as “predatory.”
Mendoza says she believes that DiSabato has “highjacked” Jordan’s political position to settle personal and professional vendettas against OSU.
DiSabato sued OSU in 2008 claiming the wrongful termination of a sports merchandising deal he had with the university.
DiSabato did not respond to an email request seeking an interview.
Jordan is disputing another allegation made in the NBC News article, this one regarding a claim made by a lawyer for OSU about attempts to contact the Republican to discuss the Strauss allegations.
Kathleen Trafford of the firm Porter Wright Morris & Arthur said that attorneys with Perkins Coie, the law firm investigating the Strauss allegations on behalf of OSU, “had previously contacted Rep. Jordan’s office by email and phone to request that he participate in an interview.”
“To date, Rep. Jordan has not responded to those requests,” Trafford told NBC News. “The investigative team is continuing its efforts to schedule an interview with Rep. Jordan.”
But emails obtained by TheDCNF show that the inquires from Perkins Coie partner Markus Funk were sent to the inactive email address Jim.Jordan@mail.house.gov.
Funk sent emails on May 14 and May 24 attempting to speak with Jordan.
Trafford did not respond to TheDCNF’s email seeking comment.
Jordan is also receiving support from Russ Hellickson, who was OSU’s head wrestling coach when Jordan served as an assistant.
Hellickson said in a statement issued through Jordan’s congressional office that neither he nor Jordan ignored sexual abuse of OSU wrestlers.
“Neither Jim nor I would sidestep or avoid challenges for our wrestlers just because the circumstances were painful or uncomfortable — in fact, those are the kind of circumstances that motivated Jim the most,” reads the statement.
“At no time while Jim Jordan was a coach with me at Ohio State did either of us ignore abuse of our wrestlers. That is not the kind of man Jim is, and it is not the kind of coach that I was,” said Hellickson, who called Jordan “the most honorable man I have ever known.”
TheDCNF was unable to reach Hellickson prior to publication of this article. Yetts could not be reached for comment.
Perkins Coie is counsel of record for the Democratic National Committee, Democratic Leadership Council, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Other political clients include nearly all Democratic members of the United States Congress. It has also represented several presidential campaigns, including those of John Kerry, Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton. The group’s Political Law practice was for many years headed by Robert Bauer and is now chaired by Marc Elias.
Long enumerated list at link.
Bottom line: typical stereotypic Democratic hit piece that has been seen again and again. Citing Mr. Shakespeare, "... it is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing."
Why it’s zeroing in on Jim Jordan.... (link)
from the article "The best way to destroy one’s political opponent (as decades of American electoral politics has proven), is to discredit them. Thus, a story impugning an opponent’s personal, moral character will be planted in sympathetic press outlets, and the story will be repeated until that individual has either gone away willingly, has been coopted by the plotters, or has lost all credibility."
this is exactly what the America haters are doing right now ... it is really dastardly in what they are attempting and also dastardly one or two on here back this attempt to besmirch a fine American ... may they all rot in hell
Think GMO, vaccinations, AGW, Russia, organic foods, vegan, open borders, NRA, evil corporations, etc.
The same lack of love of the truth is applied even more often to political ideas and candidates.
This is why it is important to always be truthful in your evaluation and discussion of the candidates and ideas that your support. No candidate or idea is perfect so pretending that they are is dishonest and does not help in the long run.
So some queer many, many years ago was rumored to be grabbing guys and that's Jim Jordan's fault! Way back then! This a perfect demonstration of how dumb and desperate the stinking leftists are. I don't like him, but pink Trudeau up in Canada being accused of grabbing a woman's butt a decade ago is almost as bad. What a joke, and absolutely laughable.
"Many people have stepped up to defend Jordan from the accusations, including former coaches and players. Former head coach Russ Hellickson says he warned the doctor about being "too hands on" with students, but signed a statement saying neither he nor Jordan were aware of any abuse. Five other former assistant coaches signed the letter as well.
Former wrestler Michael Alf told the Washington Post he doesn’t remember any of the conversations about abuse occurring in front of Jordan. Another former athlete said it was "way more likely that [he] didn’t know than did know" and suggested the accusations against Jordan are politically motivated."
"The best way to destroy one’s political opponent (as decades of American electoral politics has proven), is to discredit them. Thus, a story impugning an opponent’s personal, moral character will be planted in sympathetic press outlets, and the story will be repeated until that individual has either gone away willingly, has been co-opted by the plotters, or has lost all credibility." .. (to keep Kyle happy ....https://spectator.org/the-deep-state-find-its-next-target/...)
Plagiary is Joe Biden thing.
If you don't credit your source, using 'quotes' is irrelevant.
Where are they now? Now that a couple dozen people affiliated with the school at the time from students to faculty have come out defending JJ ? Now that it has become known at least one of the accusers tried to get money before coming out with his "story"? And what was he accused of anyway? Accused of maybe knowing of an assault? Not assaulting, BUT MAYBE KNOWING? What a sad joke and a demonstration of how desperate the liberals are. Just another pathetic attempt by the left to defame an honorable man they can not beat any other way, and pimped by a blind dumb sheep liberal right here. Classic!
“At no time did I ever say or have any direct knowledge that Jim Jordan knew of Dr. Richard Strauss’s inappropriate behavior,” Mark Coleman, a former MMA fighter who wrestled at Ohio State when Jordan coached there, said in a statement.
“I have nothing but respect for Jim Jordan as I have known him for more than 30 years and know him to be of impeccable character.”
Coleman is the first former OSU wrestler to recant his claims that Jordan knew about sexual abuse at the hands of Dr. Richard Strauss, an OSU physician accused of molesting dozens of student-athletes.
The Rushkies are comin, the porn stars are comin, the ChiComms are comin, the accusers are comin the crying kids are comin, the tapes are comin and then back to the Rushkies are comin!!
Well, I guess we can cross off all of the above. More lies from the stinking liberals, more delusional and desperate attempts by the left to weaken our great patriot President Trump. It's all they got, to lie and try to discredit him. They sure aren't going to beat him! Now their plan to implement a socialist rule and tear up the Constitution has been set back decades! Paul Zeidan the resident Commie will now just move on to the next completely made up "crisis". It truly is pathetic, and laughable.
What President Trump has brought to Washington D.C. is a revolution. A revolt against power establishment politics, a revolt against the deep and dark state, a revolt against the shadow government, a revolt against liberalism and its evil master socialism. They will continue to fight him with the help of the filthy dirty media. WE the people must rally around him, or kiss freedom and liberty goodbye.