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Ex- Congressman Farenthold snags job at Calhoun Port Authority

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Blake Farenthold is making his way to the Crossroads once again just one month after resigning in the aftermath of a sexual harassment settlement. 

The ex-congresman now has a $160,000 salary in his future as he accepts a new lobbying job for the Calhoun Port Authority. 
The Calhoun Port Authority announced Monday Farenthold would promote its interests in Washington.
Farenthold quit in April, as the House Ethics committee investigated him using 84 thousand dollars in taxpayer funds to settle an ex-staffer's 2014 sexual harassment claim.
Farenthold pledged to reimburse that, but hasn't.
 in a quote  to ABC  News he says ""I will say this on the record: i have been advised by my attorneys not to repay that, he adds, "That's why it hasn't been repaid," said Farenthold. 
Not only is he not paying back  those tax payer funds, he also says hes not paying for the upcoming special election to fill his seat.
This comes after  Governor Greg Abbott demanded Farenthold cover those costs.
Farenthold tells ABC News,  "Since i didn't call it and don't think it's necessary, I shouldn't be asked to pay for it," said Farenthold. 

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