Rutherford backs off releasing investigation results

Published 02/17 2014 11:24AM

Updated 02/17 2014 11:37AM

ILLINOIS -- It's an about-face in the governor's race. Treasurer Dan Rutherford now says he won't release the results of an outside investigation into his office.

One of his former employees filed a federal lawsuit against him this week. He says Rutherford sexually harassed him and forced him to do political work on state time.

When the lawsuit was filed, Rutherford said he would release the investigation results. But now, he says his attorney told him not to because he'll have to use the information to fight the accusations in court.

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