A lawyer representing one of two women who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment told reporters on Friday that his client's initial complaint was legitimate and that Cain's statements to the press have been inaccurate. Nonetheless, she has declined to come forward to tell her story.
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The attorney, Joel Bennett, read aloud a statement that he says he wrote with the woman, who he says has been married for 26 years, saying that she "stands by the complaint she made."
"She made a complaint in good faith about a series of inappropriate behaviors and unwanted advances from the CEO," Bennett said. "The complaints were resolved in an agreement with the acceptance of a monetary settlement. She and her husband see no value in revisiting this matter now, nor in discussing the matter any further, publicly or privately. In fact it would be extremely painful to do so."