Chris Lee Resigns

By Madhusmita, Gaea News Network
Thursday, February 10, 2011

CLARENCE ( Chris Lee, the member of the U.S. House of Representatives for New York’s 26th congressional district has resigned from his post on Wednesday. The member of Republican Party was busted for sending a shirtless photograph of him to a woman and as a result the politician said that he had made “profound” mistakes, which has hurt his family members, staffs and all other constituents. A gossip portal reported on Wednesday that Christopher Lee had e-mailed a shirtless photograph of himself to a woman he met in Craigslist classified ads website.

Chris Lee also mentioned in his email that he has divorced from his wife and a “classy guy”. However, after the website posted the photograph of the politician on web and it caught attention of the media; Chris Lee resigned from his post within four hours. At the first place, the Republican member denied all the reports and said that his account had been hacked. After sometime he told a reputed media outlet that he has to speak with his wife as he is not aware of all such things. However, in the evening he dropped his resignation.

In his resignation, Chris Lee stated that he regrets the harm that his actions have caused to the members of his family and profession. He sincerely and deeply apologized to everyone for such an act and said that he has made profound mistakes. Moreover, the Republican member promised that he would work as hard as he can to get “forgiveness” from everyone. The media outlets reported that a special election would be held by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to appoint Chris Lee’s successor.

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