Adulterous Nevada Republican John Ensign resigned his U.S. Senate seat before the Senate Ethics Committee issued a report that would have led to his expulsion. The last time the U.S. Senate expelled a member: 1862.
The Ensign ethics report is out, so add it to your summer reading list. Some may think it’s not a romance novel, but Mr. Ensign’s web of deceit involved a long-term affair with His Neighbor’s Wife (an employee and spouse of an employee), which he covered up with hush money drawn from campaign funds.
Juicy detail: the evangelical Christian politician proposed to his mistress during the National Prayer Breakfast. Praise the Lord!
Best-selling author: DC’ Special Counsel Carol Elder Bruce.
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