Sloan Wilson Rappoport, 44, of Arlington, Virginia, a former staffer in George W. Bush’s administration, has been charged with a range of sexual assault offenses, reports WUSA 9.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. He’s Alleged to Have Locked a Woman in His Car & Assaulted Her
Rappoport is charged with abduction, sexual battery and obscene display. According to cops in Fairfax County, Virginia, he’s said to have approached a woman at the Ross store in Bailey’s Crossroads, Virginia (above) on January 31. The two are reported to have had a conversation in Spanish. He allegedly pulled his car up in front of her when she was leaving and asked her to get in. Cops say that she did, and when she was inside, he locked the cars doors, drove somewhere close by and sexually assaulted her.
2. Rappoport Was a Senior Policy Advisor in the Bush Administration
During his time working in the Bush administration, he served as Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary in the U.S. Department of Commerce.
3. He’s a Lobbying Vice President in D.C.
According to his LinkedIn page, he is the vice president of lobbyist group, Downey McGrath.
4. Rappoport Has Also Worked With John McCain
During his political career, he worked for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, this was on behalf of Sen. John McCain. He has contributed $4,300 to McCain’s campaigns.
5. Rappoport’s Last Lobby Was on Behalf of a Pharmaceutical Company
His last registered lobby was on behalf of KV Pharmaceutical Company on February 12, 2014.