08 December, 2017
Photo Harold Ford Jr., a former congressman, was sacked from his position as a managing director at the financial services firm Morgan Stanley for what the company described as behavior "inconsistent with our values".
The firing comes as companies, lawmakers, and politicians grapple with a string of allegations against prominent men.
Now, Ford has vociferously denied these allegations and has threatened legal action against The Huffington Post and Morgan Stanley for wrongful termination.
The unnamed woman named Ford Jr., 47, in an interview with The Huffington Post on Thursday and showed emails which she said proved how he repeatedly asked her out for drinks after "grabbing" her during a meeting in Manhattan several years ago.
A woman who dealt with Ford in a professional capacity, but who isn't an employee of the bank, was interviewed by Morgan Stanley's human resources department in the probe, according to the Huffington Post.
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"This simply did not happen".
Ex-Democratic congressman Harold Ford Jr. was sacked from Morgan Stanley on Thursday. "I have never forcibly grabbed any woman or man in my life".
"I will now be bringing legal action against the reporter who has made these false claims about me as well as Morgan Stanely for my improper termination".
'I support and have tremendous respect for the fearless women now speaking out in this important national dialogue. She said a security guard from a building also came to her aid in the physical altercation. "False claims like this undermine the real silence breakers". Ford had worked as a managing director for the company since 2011. "This all demonstrates how this was a matter of convenience during a hyper-sensitive time and not based on real facts".
The son of a long-term Tennessee congressman, Mr. Ford served in the House of Representatives for a decade before running unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in 2006.