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By Bob Dole
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Topic - Keith Mcdaniel
Toward the end of an oversight hearing Friday concerning the D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, former youth corrections officer Keith McDaniel offered testimony that sharply questioned DYRS Director Neil Stanley's leadership, judgment, character and integrity.
Mr. Stanley survived a bruising confirmation process in 2011, but the hearing had gone about as well for him as could be expected, except that Mr. McDaniel, who says he was fired after being wrongfully accused of sexual misconduct, was asking D.C. Council member Jim Graham, Ward 1 Democrat, to obtain an investigative report he says will exonerate him.
Mr. McDaniel said he felt coerced by Mr. Stanley's overtures: "Mr. Stanley continued to make promises to me about promotions, provided his personal cellphone number to me and regularly invited me out for drinks.