School for sex? A powerful Kentucky lawmaker's proposition caught on tape

07/22/2017 09:18 PM

More than 10 years ago budding photographer Jason Geis wanted to go to art school. He says a high-profile Kentucky lawmaker took an interest in his work and promised to help him.

Instead of help, Geis said he was groped and propositioned for sex. And that’s not all. When he turned to police for help, he says the whole thing was swept under the rug.

Relying on previously undisclosed police files, a hidden recording and interviews with Geis and the lawmaker, Pure Politics offers the following eleven month investigation into the allegations and why they were kept quiet for so long.

A week after the incident in February 2005, Geis said he went to the Kentucky State Police and played the tape for two troopers. What happened after state police got involved in the next portion of our investigation.

When investigators met with the lawmaker again he had a different version of how his meeting with Geis went. How that story changed, and what it meant to the investigation in the third and final portion of the story.

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