The 19th published a report on Tuesday pointing to additional information that top personnel at the Lincoln Project, including Steve Schmidt, knew about the sexual harassment allegations against co-founder John Weaver as early as March 2020.
The 19th’s Washington correspondent Amanda Becker writes:
Some of the individuals came forward with new details on Monday after they were released from their nondisclosure agreements. Several said Sarah Lenti, a managing partner with the group who was previously its executive director, knew about the allegations against Weaver as early as May 2020. Lenti confirmed that some of the group’s co-founders knew about the allegations as early as March 2020. Schmidt and Galen were among those who knew, multiple sources said.
Weaver resigned from the organization in January. The FBI, with the assistance of unidentified sources who contacted the bureau, is reportedly investigating allegations that Weaver “requested sexually explicit material,” and “ever touched them inappropriately.”
On Monday, the Lincoln Project released