Democrat Rep. Katie Hill Announces Resignation from Congress

Democrat Rep. Katie Hill Announces Resignation from Congress
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Democratic congresswoman Katie Hill of California has resigned amid an ethics probe and revelations of an affair with a campaign staffer. In a statement Sunday, the 32-year-old freshman from the Los Angeles area says leaving the House is best for her constituents, community and country.

"It is with a broken heart that today I announce my resignation from Congress," the California Democrat wrote in a resignation letter posted to her Twitter account. "This is the hardest thing I have ever had to do, but I believe it is the best thing for my constituents, my community and our country."

Hill is under investigation by a congressional committee for an alleged intimate relationship with a male senior aide, which Hill denies.

She has acknowledged an affair with a young female staffer. Compromising photos and purported text messages surfaced online this past week in a right-wing publication and a British tabloid.

Last year, Hill won the last Republican-held House seat anchored in Los Angeles County.

 

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    Copperhead · 1 months ago
    Typical CA mindset - perfectly fine for her to surf the carpet, but God help her if she switches teams for a while. smh
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    His self · 1 months ago
    NSFW..........

    https://twitter.com/BeatMeat3/status/1185790474961018880/photo/1

    There are more if you know where to look.
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    William Raywalt · 1 months ago
    If a special election is in order, maybe the people of her California District will wake up and elected Republican or libertarian.