FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2017 file photo, Senate Republican floor leader Joe Fain, R-Auburn, sits at his desk on the Senate floor in Olympia, Wash. A Senate committee on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, approved a bipartisan recommendation for an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against Fain. The chamber’s Facilities and Operations Committee unanimously approved the decision, which imposed a report deadline of Dec. 31, though officials said they would like it by Dec. 14 if possible.
FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2017 file photo, Senate Republican floor leader Joe Fain, R-Auburn, sits at his desk on the Senate floor in Olympia, Wash. A Senate committee on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, approved a bipartisan recommendation for an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against Fain. The chamber’s Facilities and Operations Committee unanimously approved the decision, which imposed a report deadline of Dec. 31, though officials said they would like it by Dec. 14 if possible. Ted S. Warren, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2017 file photo, Senate Republican floor leader Joe Fain, R-Auburn, sits at his desk on the Senate floor in Olympia, Wash. A Senate committee on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, approved a bipartisan recommendation for an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against Fain. The chamber’s Facilities and Operations Committee unanimously approved the decision, which imposed a report deadline of Dec. 31, though officials said they would like it by Dec. 14 if possible. Ted S. Warren, File AP Photo

Senate committee approves investigation into rape allegation

November 08, 2018 07:21 PM