PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania Congressman Pat Meehan has resigned, effective immediately, amid misconduct allegations.Philadelphia Weather: Stormy Afternoon Brings In Seasonal Temperatures For Early Next Week
Earlier, Meehan said he would not run for re-election.
The Delaware County Republican had been the subject of an ethics investigation.
He used $39,000 in taxpayer money to settle a former aide’s sexual harassment complaint.READ MORE: Flyers Fans Return To Packed Wells Fargo Center For First Time In More Than 500 Days
Meehan, who is married, called the woman his soulmate.
The former congressman says he will pay the money back within 30 days.MORE NEWS: Vehicle Hits Multiple Pedestrians Outside Of High School Football Game In Wilmington
Governor Tom Wolf has 10 days to set a date for a special election.