giftedviz.com
giftedviz.com October 18, 2018


Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. Fired For Misconduct By Morgan Stanley

08 December 2017, 12:57 | Darnell Patrick

Reuters

Reuters

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".

In her account, the woman, who is not identified in the story, said she and Ford were meeting for business reasons when the incident took place. One woman heard from Ford's accuser the night of the incident and described her as "distraught, shocked, and frightened", and said that she was concerned about any career ramifications should she report the incident.

Former congressman Harold Ford Jr. has unequivocally denied allegations of misconduct which prompted him to be fired from Morgan Stanley on Thursday.

Ford responded to the allegations in a tweet. "I have never forcibly grabbed any woman or man in my life", Ford wrote.

The firing comes as companies, lawmakers, and politicians grapple with a string of allegations against prominent men. Having drinks and dinner for work is part of my job, and all of my outreach to the news reporter making these false allegations was professional and at the direction of my firm for business purposes.

Apple just named its favorite apps and games of the year
Disney's Moana was the most-watched movie, with "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story " and "Wonder Woman " coming in as runners-up. The Witness was also selected as Game of the Year on the Mac App Store, where Aurora HDR 2018 won in the app category.


Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek Movie Pitch Heads to Writers' Room
Tarantino and Abrams have plans to bring together a writers room to develop a film at Star Trek studio Paramount . Abrams and Tarantino are "in the process of setting up a writers' room for the next installment in the series".


First 2 flu-related deaths of season in Washoe County
For the elderly or others who are especially vulnerable, a doctor may prescribe an antiviral medication to help lesson symptoms. Between twelve-thousand and fifty-six-thousand deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


I support and have tremendous respect for the fearless women now speaking out in this important national dialogue.

False claims like this undermine real silence breakers. "This all demonstrates how this was a matter of convenience during a hyper-sensitive time and not based on real facts".

Morgan Stanley's headquarters in Times Square.

.

Mr. Ford served five terms in Congress as a Democrat representing a Tennessee district after first being elected in 1996.

At Morgan Stanley, he was tasked with 'managing relationships with corporate directors, senior executives and institutional investors, as well as private clients'. He worked for Fox News briefly and then became a contributor at MSNBC where he has been appearing on Morning Joe and other programs for a decade. An MSNBC spokesman declined to comment on Thursday for the record.



Other News

Trending Now

Boom gets $10m boost from Japan to get superjet off the ground
Multiple engine companies have formed teams to respond to Boom's request for proposals, Scholl says. That plane which passed a preliminary design review in May, is scheduled to fly next year.

New Mexico School Shooting Leaves 2 Students Dead
The school of about 900 students was cordoned off as authorities cleared the buildings and teens were taken to another location. The Bloomfield Police Department is asking parents to stay away from the school until further notice.

Hornets coach Clifford out indefinitely with 'health issue'
Today I spent a lot more time delving into the stats, delving into our team, and being prepared for late-game situations. He missed some time in his first season after experiencing chest pains.

Sophie Turner's 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' Photos Are On Fire - Literally
X-Men: Dark Phoenix is going where none of the previous 10 X-movies have gone before: outer space. Now, on a much lighter note, he stopped by to say hello to the cast of X-Men: Dark Phoenix .

McDonald's Unveils $1 $2 $3 Dollar Menu
The idea is to shore up a comeback built on the success of all-day breakfast and more targeted discounts like McPick 2 for $5. McDonald's is reviving the name of the once-popular value menu next month, but this time the items will cost $1, $2 or $3.

Economic Buzz: Eurozone Private Sector Growth Accelerates In November
Services Business Activity Index came in at 54.5 in November, down from 55.3 in October, IHS Market Ltd. reported Nov. 5. However, this was still above the 50 threshold for growth, which the sector has achieved for 16 consecutive months.

Arshi Khan Becomes The New Captain Of The House
The Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai actress seems absolutely shocked and says, "You will get a slap from me, I don't want to talk to you". Akash quickly takes a ride on Vikas's shoulders and the contestants get the hint that today's task would be around kids.

Jordan Peele, Simon Kinberg 'Twilight Zone' Reboot Greenlit At CBS All Access
His directorial debut " Get Out " has been touted for award season and is among one of the most in-demand creators of the moment. However none of these managed to come to fruition, instead CBS seems to have found how they want to move forward.

Luxury goods-makers win fight to block retailers from selling on Amazon
Luxury beauty company Coty can stop retailers from selling its products online, Europe's top court has ruled . Germany will now have to fall in line though, said a competition lawyer, who declined to be named.

Beyonce Presents Legacy Award to Colin Kaepernick, Thanks Him for His Sacrifice
Colin took action with no fear of consequences or repercussions, only hope to change the world for the better'. The Formation singer was brought out as a surprise presenter by Daily Show host and comedian Trevor Noah .