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Wed May 8, 2019, 04:00 AM

4. Tennessee House speaker's chief of staff resigns

Natalie Allison and Joel Ebert, Nashville Tennessean
Published 7:19 p.m. ET May 7, 2019 | Updated 7:20 p.m. ET May 7, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Tennessee House speaker's chief of staff has resigned in light of reports that the top aide solicited sex in text messages to interns and lobbyists and used illegal drugs in the legislative office building.

Cade Cothren, 32, confirmed his resignation Monday evening.

"I think it was just a distraction," Cothren told the USA TODAY Network-Tennessee in an interview.

Cothren's resignation came hours after the USA TODAY Network-Tennessee published a story that showed he asked one intern in 2015 for oral sex and nude photos. He also suggested in 2014 texts that he would continue "hitting on" another intern, and made sexual advances to a lobbyist in 2016 ...

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/05/07/glen-casada-house-speaker-cade-cothren-republicans-tennessee/1135122001/

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