Florida Rep resigns following cocaine possession conviction
An online report released by NBC Politics on Monday, January 27 revealed that Florida Representative Trey Radel has resigned from his post after an arrest and conviction for cocaine possession.
In his letter addressed to House Speaker John Boehner, the Republican representative stated that he believes he can no longer perform his duties effectively following this ordeal. The report stated that after he pleaded guilty, Rep Radel filed for a leave of absence and went into rehab.
Rep. Radel’s coke conviction urged the Republican Party of Florida to call for his resignation.
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