Republican congressman Meehan won't seek re-election after sex scandal: AP

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 25, 2018 9:29 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania, who used taxpayer money to settle a former staffer's sexual harassment claim, will not run for re-election, the Associated Press reported on Thursday.

Meehan told House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan of his decision not to run, AP reported, citing a spokesman for Ryan.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh)