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Democratic Rep. Katie Hill resigns amid sexual allegations
Freshman Rep. Katie Hill, D-Calif., faced with allegations she had a sexual relationship with a staff member, announced her resignation on Sunday.
In a statement posted to Twitter, Hill called her resignation “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.”
The House Ethics Committee announced Wednesday it had launched an investigation into allegations Hill engaged in a sexual relationship with a staff member.
Hill said claims that she was in a relationship with her legislative director are “absolutely false.”