The chairman of the Louisiana GOP today called for the resignation of Rep. Vance McAllister, saying the Republican congressman's sex scandal exposed "extreme hypocrisy."
A video released this week showed McAllister, who is married and has five children, kissing a married female staffer. The staffer's husband has said his marriage was destroyed by his wife's affair with the congressman. McAllister won a special election last year to fill the seat vacated by former Rep. Rodney Alexander's appointment to a state office under Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration.
The statement issued Thursday morning by Roger Villere, chairman of the Republican Party of Louisiana: