Democratic Rep. Katie Hill Resigns Amid Nude Photo Leak And ‘Inappropriate’ Relationship Allegation

Rep. Katie Hill speaks during a news conference

California Democratic Rep. Katie Hill on Sunday announced that she would resign from her elected position in U.S. Congress on the heels of a scandal that involved what she called an “inappropriate” relationship with a staffer.

According to The Hill, the lawmaker made the decision to step down after it was announced that a House Ethics Committee launched a probe into the relationship. Her resignation also comes in the wake of a nude photo leak and insinuation by The Daily Mail that she bares a Nazi cross tattoo on her hip.

Hill released a statement on Sunday expressing her sorrow and regret over the relationship and the resulting scandal, indicating that stepping down as a congresswoman was the most difficult decision she’s ever faced.

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