Carol D. Leonnig and Philip Rucker
July 31, 2010
Law enforcement authorities in Portland, Ore., have concluded that there is insufficient evidence to proceed with a criminal prosecution of former vice president Al Gore after a massage therapist accused him of sexually assaulting her in a 2006 incident.
The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office reached its decision after reviewing a follow-up Portland police investigation into the woman’s allegations. The case was reopened in June after the massage therapist publicly asserted in a National Enquirer article that Gore tried to force her to have sex with him.
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