Apr 10, 2017

Alabama's governor reportedly plans to resign

Albert Cesare / The Montgomery Advertiser / AP

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, facing impeachment charges and four felonies stemming from campaign ethics violations and an embarrassing sex scandal, is expected to resign by the end of this week, according to The Alabama News.

The Daily Beast has a killer roundup of the evidence against Bentley, which is so vast that it warrants its own website.

The big picture: Bentley has had a noteworthy effect on politics outside of Alabama. As governor, he got to choose Luther Strange, who replaced Jeff Sessions in the Senate.

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