United States senator: Give me 'five minutes' with Larry Nassar

Larry Nassar

"We would talk about it amongst ourselves".

In a new interview with Jake Tapper on CNN, the 23-year-old Olympian says team coach John Geddert was in the vehicle back in 2011 when one teammate was detailing being molested by the disgraced doctor.

Geddert, who worked with Nassar at his Lansing, Michigan-area gymnastics center Twistars, was suspended in January by USA Gymnastics (USAG), the sport's governing body, and subsequently retired.

USA Gymnastics has established a fund created to assist gymnasts who were victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar.

Other committees in the U.S. House and Senate are already investigating sexual abuse in organized sports, targeting MSU, USA Gymnastics, the U.S. Olympic Committee, among other amateur sports groups.

Aly Raisman opened up about why she thinks one of her former coaches may have known about Larry Nassar's abuse but didn't stop it.

Raisman, who previously said Nassar abused her, told CNN that conversation occurred in 2011, five years before Nassar was exposed. "And John Geddert was in the auto with us and he just didn't say anything", Ms Raisman told CNN.

Former gymnast Annie Labrie, a Nassar victim from Twistars who testified in court, told Reuters that Geddert pushed athletes beyond their breaking points.

The resolution charges the panel with determining the extent to which the sports organizations were "complicit" in the criminal or negligent behavior of their employees relating to sexual abuse.

Margraves last week appeared in court in Eaton County, Michigan, and tried to attack Nassar, but sheriff's deputies stopped him.

Letters were sent to leaders of all of the institutions named in the investigation, including MSU Interim President John Engler. "Despite sexual assault allegations during Nassar's tenure, MSU did not fire him until September 20, 2016", the letter says. He has been sentenced to decades in prison for sexual assault and child pornography crimes. Almost 200 girls and women gave victim impact statements.



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