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He also said that "no one reported any type of abuse" to him.

"Jordan definitely knew that these things were happening - yes, most definitely", Range told the Post.

The letter sent Monday said Jordan could be in violation of a clause in the House Rules if he were lying, since it would fail to "reflect creditably on the House".

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), current chair of the HFC, called on Republicans to stand by Jordan. OCE would make a recommendation to the Ethics Committee if it determines there is cause for an investigation. Strauss committed suicide in 2005 and the university has since opened up an investigation.

Other wrestlers said Hellickson, who coached at Ohio State for two decades starting in 1986, expressed concerns to a Larkins Hall administrator about voyeurism at the recreation and training center, where they said Strauss and other older male faculty members and university employees were known to go to leer at athletes in the locker rooms, showers and sauna.

Former Obama ethics chief Norm Eisen has filed a complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics against Rep. Jim Jordan regarding allegations he knew about sexual abuse that occurred while Jordan was an assistant coach at Ohio State. "It was there. He knew about it because it was an everyday occurrence".

To add to pressure against Jordan, a plane flew over Columbus, Ohio, with a banner that said: "REP. JORDAN HID OSU SEX ABUSE". Geiger says he doesn't remember Strauss well.

Yetts said he and his teammates talked to Jordan numerous times about their interactions with the doctor.

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Multiple members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus say they are "uncomfortable" with the scrutiny growing around whether Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of OH turned a blind eye to alleged abuse, but those conservatives are taking a "wait and see" approach for the time being, according to one source Monday who is familiar with their thinking.

"Conversations in a locker room are a lot different than people coming up and talking about abuse". "It's just not accurate". "No one ever reported any abuse to me", he insisted.

It's not especially surprising that the president, who once bragged on camera about committing sexual assault, would question the testimonies of sexual abuse victims, but the intensity of Jordan's defenders only serves to highlight how tepid Jordan's response has been.

The eight men, including three who didn't want their names made public, say they want to see anyone who ignored concerns about Strauss held accountable and hope to make sure something similar doesn't happen to others.

Jordan is a founder of the conservative Freedom Caucus and potential contender for House speaker. Mark Meadows called on members to support the OH congressman. "I support Jim Jordan". Ryan is not seeking reelection and Jordan is popular with conservative groups.

Ryan hasn't called on Jordan to resign or step aside, saying instead that he is awaiting an investigation from the Ohio State University before he comments on Jordan's future.

"We talked about it all the time in the locker room" while Jordan was there, Range said.

"I'm devastated by what I've heard".

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