U.S. Political Scandal: Congressman caught kissing staffer

U.S. Political Scandal: Congressman caught kissing staffer | PakistanTribeWASHINGTON – Republican representative Vance McAllister apoligizes on the kissing-scandal as he asks for privacy, PakistanTribe.com reported.

Vance McAllister facing huge criticism after the revelation of a video tape in which he seen kissing a female identified as his staffer.

Images caught in December last year by security camera in his Louisiana office and obtained by the Ouchita citizen.

According to the details available to the PakistanTribe’s U.S. bureau, he is in his first term just winning last november special election.

Republican McAllister is facing voters again later this year for a full term.

U.S. Congressman Vance McAllister Caughts Kissing his Staffer | PakistanTribeMember of the U.S. House of Representative, Vance McAllister apologized on the incident while saying ” There’s no doubt I’ve fallen short and I’m asking for forgiveness and privacy for my family.”

Since 1974 there have been at least 39 sex scandals involving sitting congressmen, senators, or presidents (hi Bill!). Granted, 39 cases don’t make for a large sample. But nonetheless some interesting observations do emerge. All of the elected officials involved have been male. Sex scandals have been slightly more prevalent among Republican lawmakers (22) than Democratic ones (17), although historically speaking this is largely due to the Republicans’ very strong recent showing – three quarters of sex scandals since the year 2000 have involved Republicans.

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Afrah Kamran

Graduate in Media Sciences, Afrah Kamran is PakistanTribe's Correspondent in the United States. She writes on current affairs and latest happenings across U.S., especially from New York and Washington. She was part of PakistanTribe's editorial desk before leaving for United States.

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