Herman Cain says that the comment "my wife comes up to my chin" and the gesture that followed were included in one of the sexual harassment charges. Cain details the accusation of sexual harassment in an interview with Greta van Susteren that'll be shown on Fox News on Monday, reports the Washington Examiner's Byron York. "She was in my office one day, and I made a gesture saying -- and I was standing close to her -- and I made a gesture saying you are the same height as my wife," said Cain. "And I brought my hand up to my chin saying, 'My wife comes up to my chin.'" York writes, at that point, that Cain "gestured with his flattened palm near his chin." Cain adds that the wife-chin conversation was filed as a complaint in the sexual harassment charge. While Cain remembered that cryptic exchange in detail, he doesn't really remember her age, her name, or the settlement (Politico writer Jonathan Martin tweeted that Cain will tell van Susteren that one of settlements was a sum equivalent to three months of work, despite denying the knowledge of settlement(s) earlier today). But all that kind of makes sense if he's been implementing his "don't speak unless spoken to" rules of engagement? Doesn't it?
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