Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., offered an internship to a Russian model and beauty queen and then had a four-month relationship with her, before she said he had “low levels of testosterone” and he allegedly began to harass her, National File found in an investigation.
Kinzinger, who voted to impeach President Donald Trump, solicited photos “without underwear” from Olga Kambod sometime after February 2018, when the two met and Kinzinger’s office was considering her internship application.
“Yes, unfortunately I did. I sent a few [pictures]. I am sure he didn’t date anyone else at that time because he texted me early in the morning or before he fell asleep,” she said.
Kambod described the relationship as a power-trip for Kinzinger.
“I think he liked me mostly because I was calling him my Lord, my King, Congressman of my heart and my soul, and things like that… He enjoyed that he is much higher than me, he loves to feel powerful,” she said.
Kambod said Kinzinger bought her “flowers” and paid for their “dining together.”
In April 2018, Kinzinger’s office accepted Kambod for an internship in the fall of 2018, but she did not accept the offer and their relationship soon soured.
Kambod posted a lengthy criticism of a “Magnificent Congressman” on Facebook, in which she said Kinzinger was one of the “High powered good looking men who have low levels of testosterone.”
In a text message response, Kinzinger called the post “epic” and hilarious.”
He told her that “it’s better we stop talking” because he has a “low threshold for drama.”
Then Kambod said Kinzinger began harassing her about their past relationship in December 2018 when she received a phone call from the Capitol Hill police.
“Kinzinger ask [sic] the officer to call me and demanded me to remove screenshot of his ‘testosterone’ text messages,” Kombad said, adding that he was “afraid” and that the phone call “really scared me.”