6/21/11: FPN Calls on Senator Vitter to Resign

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FPN Policy Analyst Alex Mason is calling for the resignation of Republican Senator David Vitter in light of the scandal surrounding Democrat Congressman Anthony Weiner that caused him to step down.

Almost four years ago, a very similar scandal to Weiner’s was unfolding. Louisiana Senator David Vitter, who fashions himself as a Christian, pro-family, conservative Republican, had just been exposed as a client of a high-profile prostitution ring in the nation’s capital. Vitter, who had once called for President Clinton’s resignation over the Lewinsky scandal, was now mired in his own tawdry sex scandal. But instead of calling for his resignation Republican leaders let Vitter off the hook.

Mason says Vitter’s resignation is long overdue.