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Alabama Governor Resigns, Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanors

posted on April 11, 2017

The Associated Press‘s Kim Chandler and Anthony Izaguirre report, “Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned Monday rather than face impeachment and pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor campaign violations that arose during an investigation of his alleged affair with a top aide. In a remarkable fall, the mild-mannered 74-year-old Republican and one-time Baptist deacon stepped down as the sex-tinged scandal gathered force over the past few days.”

Read at Associated Press