Morgan Stanley fires former USA lawmaker for misconduct


While this woman did not work for the financial firm, various witnesses have corroborated her claims about Ford's inappropriate behavior towards her. Morgan Stanley confirmed to HuffPost that Ford was terminated for his alleged misconduct.

The woman alleges Ford continued to contact her after the incident, and she eventually requested he cease contact, the report states. She claimed Ford harassed, intimidated and "forcibly grabbed her" in Manhattan several years go.

The announcement of Ford's termination from Morgan Stanley said, "He has been terminated for conduct inconsistent with our values and in violation of our policies", The Huffington Post website published accounts of its interviews with the woman whose accusations against Ford, who is married and has two children, resulted in his current predicament.

The email, which was reviewed by HuffPost, shows that the woman emailed Ford after he repeatedly asked her to drinks.

She also contacted two women the night of the incident and confided in them about what happened, according to the story.

Days in Entebbe trailer revisits a high-profile hijacking
Padilha, who's best known for directing 2007's Elite Squad and the 2014 RoboCop remake, is directing from a script by Gregory Burke.

Ford comes from a prominent political family in Tennessee.

Ford left Congress in 2007 and has been a managing director at Morgan Stanley since 2011. After his narrow loss to Republican Bob Corker in the 2006 Senate race, Ford served a spell as chairman of the now defunct Democratic Leadership Council and taught at Vanderbilt University.

At the time Morgan Stanley announced the hire, The New York Times described Ford's role as a rainmaker of sorts: "Mr. Ford will be responsible for "building business opportunities" for clients, Morgan Stanley said".

Ford regularly appears on MSNBC's "Morning Joe", where now-disgraced political reporter Mark Halperin was also a frequent guest.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Lucky fan gets 'second date' with Bouchard
Dec 07, 2017 - 21:48
Bouchard posted Wednesday as she shared a picture with the lucky Patriots fan John Goehrke. On Thursday, Bouchard tweeted another photo of the happy couple.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bars and Restaurants Close as Creek Fire Rages Across North LA
Dec 07, 2017 - 21:39
Once those shelters reached capacity, pet owners were directed to take their large animals to the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph Terrazas warned that the battle was likely to continue until at least Friday.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Watchdog to investigate Momentum over election spending
Dec 07, 2017 - 21:37
Whether Momentum submitted a return that "was not a complete statement of payments made in respect of controlled expenditure". In November, Momentum said it had spent £38,743 on the general election campaign.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top More than 400 Nigerians repatriated from Libya
Dec 07, 2017 - 21:22
He also confirmed that four of the returnees had medical cases and were promptly taken away on an ambulance for treatment. The Tuesday returnees arrived aboard a BURQA Airline Boeing 737-800 aircraft with registration number, 5N-DMG from Libya.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Status Orange snow and ice warning for seven counties
Dec 07, 2017 - 20:53
The rain will be heavy and preceded by sleet and snow across the north and east and may give accumulations over high ground. Up to 3cm of snow over a 24-hour period are possible in parts, weather forecasters have said.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Freddy Fazbear is Back in a New FREE Game!
Dec 07, 2017 - 20:28
It's a pizzeria building tycoon where you've got to keep safe while performing tasks as the manager of this particular location. If you love all things Five Nights at Freddy's from Scott Cawthon, you'll be twitterpated to hear about a new game.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top "A new Tomb Raider game is coming" says Square Enix
Dec 07, 2017 - 20:25
Interestingly, they add that "it won't be very long between the official reveal and when you can play". In other words, gamers will be able to get their hands soon after its official reveal.

Newmont Mining Sees Gold Production Rising, Costs Improving
Dec 07, 2017 - 20:25
Newmont Mining Corporation is a global mining company, which is focused on the production of and exploration for gold and copper. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lifted its position in Newmont Mining by 0.7% during the second quarter.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Southern California wildfires force mass evacuations in Los Angeles
Dec 07, 2017 - 20:23
Patrick Clensay says, "It was roaring toward us faster than anything we could ever imagine". Over 1,000 firefighters battled to save homes, with one suffering a minor injury, he added.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top U.S. restricts movement of staff, citizens in Pakistan — Travel advisory
Dec 07, 2017 - 20:19
With this step, Trump has fulfilled one of its campaign promises and reversed decades-long United States policy on this matter. The people and government of Pakistan are unequivocally opposed the controversial plan of shifting the US Embassy.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Fergie Breaks Down The Terrifying Effects Of Her Previous Crystal Meth Addiction
Dec 07, 2017 - 20:15
I remember thinking if I walk outside, and the SWAT team's out there, I was right all along. Fergie is coming clean about the lowest point of her life - a crystal meth addiction.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
Dec 07, 2017 - 20:14
Media headlines about Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD ) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Macquarie Research downgraded Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . (NASDAQ: AMD ) on Wednesday, October 25 with "Sell" rating.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Champions League: Roma beat Chelsea to top spot
Dec 07, 2017 - 20:08
Which teams are through to the Champions League Round of 16 stage? Group winners will be away in the first legs. As of today, Barcelona's most likely opponent in the last 16 stage of the Champions League it's Chelsea .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Late wins show what we are, says Guardiola
Dec 07, 2017 - 19:57
David Moyes is still to register a win in four matches since taking over as manager of West Ham, which is in next-to-last place. Since Guardiola's taken charge of the side their relationship has been on and off.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Parents of Florida murder suspect refuse to answer questions
Dec 07, 2017 - 19:53
He was arrested after a co-worker at McDonald's tipped off police about a gun he left at the restaurant. We will not testify against their son.