Indiana attorney general testifies he didn't grope women

AP Photo/Michael ConroyIndiana Attorney General Curtis Hill arrives for a hearing at the state Supreme Court in the Statehouse on Wednesday. Hill faces a hearing over whether allegations that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar amounted to professional misconduct. 

INDIANAPOLIS  — Indiana's attorney general testified Thursday that he did nothing wrong at a party where a state lawmaker and three legislative staffers say he drunkenly groped them, allegations that could threaten his law license and ability to remain in office.

Republican Curtis Hill was less defiant during his hearing on professional misconduct charges than when he labeled the charges "vicious and false" after they became public last year. However, he said he quickly felt he was under an unfair attack from the initial review of the allegations directed by legislative leaders without his knowledge.

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global hoosier

Time for Vicki Becker to interview those women in his Elkhart office. There is no statute of limitations on crimes of elected officials

Helen

Sounds to me like Hill stepped on some big toes in his own party? One way to put the roadblock on any future political advancement in his own party.

Joe King

I believe the women. 4 from Indy and now one...maybe more from Elkhart. They have nothing to gain and his reputation is not that great when it come to this....times up, I believe the women.

sidearm

Of course you do Joe, he is a republican. If he were a dem, like President Clinton, you would condemn the women.

Joe King

Its people like you and your mentality that do NOT know the difference between consensual and non-consensual . No means no. Consensual is a big word....look it up. So you don't believe 5 separate women. 4 from indy and one from here.... Yeah, conspiracy much? sad...just sad....

Seven

Was there a CCTV in the bar that was operating during the time that the party was going on? If so, it would be interesting to know what it recorded.

correction

Isn't lying under oath against the law? I was under the impression the AG is supposed to uphold the law while representing the state. I'm confused here, anyone care to elaborate....

fire111

I wasn't aware Hill had been determined to have lied! A special prosecutor appointed by the State, declined to file charges! And the Indiana inspector general says Hill didn't break ANY state ethics law! So it appears Hill is fighting the Indy cabal!

sidearm

Yes he is an outsider in Indy, only mistake was going to that party in the first place. Holcomb and many in his party trying to throw him under the bus and found a good opportunity to do it, our own Jackie Walorsky included. Ruining a man’s name for political power. I’m afraid all politicians are dirty.

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