Democrat Rep. Katie Hill Announces Resignation from Congress

Democrat Rep. Katie Hill Announces Resignation from Congress

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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  • This commment is unpublished.
    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

    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.