AP reports that former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer will not be charged in the prostitution case that led to his political downfall: "In ...
AP reports that former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer will not be charged in the prostitution case that led to his political downfall:
"In light of the policy of the Department of Justice with respect to prostitution offenses and the longstanding practice of this Office, as well as Mr. Spitzer's acceptance of responsibility for his conduct, we have concluded that the public interest would not be further advanced by filing criminal charges in this matter," Garcia said in a statement.
A remorseful Spitzer issued a statement in which he expressed relief that he will not face charges.
"I appreciate the impartiality and thoroughness of the investigation by the U.S. Attorney's Office, and I acknowledge and accept responsibility for the conduct it disclosed," he said. "I resigned my position as Governor because I recognized that conduct was unworthy of an elected official. I once again apologize for my actions."
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Christie's Involvement in Lower-Than-Expected Exxon Settlement Questioned1 hour ago
State Troopers First to Sue Christie Over Latest Pension Cuts1 hour ago
Rick Perry Supporters Form Super PAC1 hour ago
Feds Add UW-Madison to Schools in Campus Sexual Violence Probe58 minutes ago
Record-Breaking Snow Strands Thousands on Kentucky Highway48 minutes ago
Cities Paying Millions to Get Out of Bad Bank Deals11 minutes ago