Staffer Accused of Leaking ‘Kissing Congressman’ Video Resigns, Report Says
Posted at 12:20 p.m. on April 17
The staffer accused of leaking video of Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La., passionately kissing another staff member at his office has resigned, according to the Monroe News Star.
The congressman’s hometown newspaper reported late Wednesday that the staffer in question, Monroe District Office Manager Leah Gordon, submitted her resignation.
McAllister’s chief of staff, Adam Terry, told the Star that Gordon was not fired.
“We won’t terminate or discipline any employee until after our internal investigation of the security breach is complete,” Terry said.
The Louisiana congressman has kept a low profile since the video of him kissing Melissa Peacock, a married staffer, was leaked to the local press in early April. His communications director has said the congressman is spending the recess with his family but plans to return to Congress later this month, when the House reconvenes on April 28.
Many GOP leaders have called for his resignation. Peacock resigned earlier this month.
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