Cocaine-abusing Florida Congressman calling it quits

Several GOP leaders, including Gov. Rick Scott, asked him to resign.

Cocaine-abusing Florida Congressman calling it quits

Facing a House ethics investigation, the Florida congressman who pleaded guilty to cocaine-possession charges last year says he will resign Monday evening, after several GOP leaders requested that he step down. U.S. Rep. Trey Radel announced his impending resignation in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, saying that while this year has “already been […]

Congressman cops plea for cocaine possession

Congressman cops plea for cocaine possession

First-term US congressman Trey Radel pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of cocaine possession and was sentenced to one year of supervised probation. The Florida Republican, 37, was arraigned in Washington DC Superior Court on the misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance. According to court documents, Radel is subject to one year of probation […]