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Rep. Fossella to resign within next 72 hours.

By Amanda Terkel on May 9, 2008 at 5:11 pm

"Rep. Fossella to resign within next 72 hours."

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WNBC reports that Rep. Vito Fossella (R-NY) is expected to announce his resignation “within the next 72 hours — if not late Friday then certainly by Monday.” On May 1, Fossella was arrested in Alexandria, VA, and charged with driving while intoxicated. Yesterday, he issued a statement admitting that he had an “extramarital affair with Laura Fay, a former Air Force lieutenant colonel, and that the two of them have a 3-year-old daughter together.”

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