Rep. Chris Lee resigned over shirtless Craigslist photo

FRESNO, California

In a statement read before congress Wednesday afternoon, the New York congressman said he made profound mistakes and promised to work as hard as he could to seek forgiveness from his family, staff, and constituents.

The woman he exchanged emails with, later broke off her correspondence with Lee when she did an online search and determined the 39-year-old congressman had lied about his age and his job.

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