Dr. Bruce Hensel, a long-term associate of Rep. Adam Schiff, has
been arrested in Los Angeles on pedophilia related charges after
he asked a 9-year-old girl to send him sexually suggestive
pictures, according to prosecutors and law enforcement.
Rep. Adam Schiff and Dr. Hensel have been closely linked for
years, with the LA Times describing the doctor as a “special
guest” at Schiff’s 50th birthday party in 2010. Schiff also
handpicked Dr. Hensel to work with him on health care townhalls
in California and has been the recipient of big dollar donations
from the 71-year-old throughout his political career.
The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Dr. Hensel was
arrested Wednesday morning in Beverly Hills and charged with
contact with a minor for sexual purposes.