Republican Meehan retires amid sex scandal, opens up swing seat in PA

GOPer Pat Meehan is retiring at the end of his term after he used taxpayer funds to settle a sexual misconduct scandal.

Pat Meehan, a Republican Representative from Pennsylvania, has announced his retirement at the end of the term. The…

Meehan defended himself saying that the relationship with his staffer wasn’t sexual but that he did act inappropriately toward her. Ironically, Meehan was on the House Ethics Committee which handles investigations into scandals like sexual harassment accusations.