NY Rep. Christopher Lee abruptly resigns
Wednesday, February 09, 2022 6:26 PM

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(Source: Associated Press/AP Online)By ANDREW MIGA

WASHINGTON - A New York congressman is abruptly resigning his seat, saying he regrets actions that have hurt his family and others.

A gossip web site reported Wednesday that Rep. Christoper Lee, a married two-term Repuiblican lawmaker, had sent a shirtless photo of himself to a woman he met on Craigslist.

Lee said in an e-mailed statement that his resignation was effective immediately. The statement offered no confirmation or details of a Craigslist posting.

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