Christopher Lee, Republican Congressman from New York, Resigns Amidst Craig's List Scandal

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Hope I'm not a toad. :) i'm a very fit fun classy guy. Live in Cap Hill area. 6ft 190lbs blond/blue. 39.. Lobbyist. I promise not to disappoint.

With these words, Christopher Lee became the latest politician to end his career due to a boneheaded sex scandal. The Republican congressman from New York's 26th District has resigned after admitting he sent a Craig's List user a photo of himself shirtless under that site's "Women Seeking Men" forum.

A single 34-year old shared her story with Gawker this week, in which she placed a Craig's List ad that read: ”Will someone prove to me not all CL men look like toads?”

Lee, a married father, responded with the email printed above, sent from his own Gmail account (moron), along with this topless self-portrait. Nice flexing, dude!

The pair exchanged a few more messages before the woman ran an online search, discovered Lee's marital status and reported him. Within three hours of the story breaking, Lee issued the following statement:

“It has been a tremendous honor to serve the people of Western New York. I regret the harm that my actions have caused my family, my staff and my constituents. I deeply and sincerely apologize to them all. I have made profound mistakes and I promise to work as hard as I can to seek their forgiveness.”

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