Rep. Jim Jordan again accused of ignoring sexual abuse claims against Ohio State doctor: 'Yeah, yeah, we know'

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Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) is again facing accusations that he ignored warnings about an Ohio State University doctor who allegedly sexually abused nearly 200 students.

In a lawsuit filed Thursday, a referee says he told Jordan, who was then the assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State, that Richard Strauss, the team's physician, masturbated in front of him in a shower. The anonymous referee says Jordan and then-head coach Russ Hellickson responded, "Yeah, that's Strauss," and "yeah, yeah, we know," NBC News reports.

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