Skip to comments.David Wu resigns from House amid scandal
Posted on 08/03/2011 7:16:14 PM PDT by Nachum
Scandal-plagued Rep. David Wu (D-Oregon) resigned from the House of Representatives on Wednesday. A statement from Wu's office said the congressman had notified both Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) of his resignation, which will be effective as of 11:59 p.m. Serving as a U.S. Congressman has been the greatest honor of my life. There is no other job where you get up each day and ask, How can I try to make the world a better place today?" Wu said in the statement. However great the honor and engaging the work,
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(In before the "Wu! Wu!")
And, you no longer have that job, you PREVERT Wu!
(Man! American-style "apologies" nowadays, especially from public figures, tap-dancing around the real reason(s) and laced with self-absolving or arrogant excuses, get on my NERVES).
Wu Hoo !!!
he resigned because he raped a young woman.
and, he’s in the u.s. congress.
His last words were “Wu is me.”
Get a job. Do something productive, not "progressive". FUWu
Well there’s always Disneyland. And he already has his own Tigger suit! He’s got it made in the shade.
Making the world a better place is not his job. His job is supposed to be protecting the life, liberty and economic opportunity of those who elected him. F’him.
No. Get it right.
An 18 year old woman alleged that he fondled her inappropriately last Christmas, and only now "decided" to say something about it. Nothing has been proven, and AFAIK the only allegations are hers alone.
As a Rat, it's good he's gone. As an increasingly erratic member of Congress who's own staff demanded he get help for mental illness before they resigned en masse, it's good he's gone.
But we live in a country where the merest lie from a woman can destroy a man's reputation without either investigation or conviction, and that is wrong, wrong, wrong.
why resign for allegations?
It’s a Dem district but Wu only got 54% last fall.
Wu has been involved in violent sexual assaults before the 2010 event:
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