US Vice-President Joe Biden (left) ceremonially swears in Mel Watt (right) as the new director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency while Watt’s wife, Eulada, looks on in January 2014. Photo: Getty Images via AFP

‘If I kissed that one, would it lead to more?’ US housing chief investigated for sexual harassment

Mel Watt, the regulator of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, was accused of asking an employee about a tattoo on her ankle, saying, ‘If I kissed that one would it lead to more?’

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault

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US Vice-President Joe Biden (left) ceremonially swears in Mel Watt (right) as the new director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency while Watt’s wife, Eulada, looks on in January 2014. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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