Arizona’s Raul Grijalva accused of drunken shenanigans; another secret ‘hush fund’ revealed

Rep. Raul Grijalva, Arizona Democrat, told The Washington Times that the pay to a former female staffer was a severance package and that the agreement was reached without a complaint lodged with the Office of Compliance, which handles workplace grievances by congressional employees.

Rep. Raul M. Grijalva quietly arranged a “severance package” in 2015 for one of his top staffers who threatened a lawsuit claiming the Arizona Democrat was frequently drunk and created a hostile workplace environment, revealing yet another way that lawmakers can use taxpayer dollars to hide their misbehavior on Capitol Hill. While the Office of Compliance…