ORANGE COUNTY (CBS) — An 18-year-old Orange County woman says she was the victim of an unwanted sexual encounter with Congressman David Wu, prompting the Oregon lawmaker to resign.
Within days of the woman’s accusation, Democratic leaders requested a House ethics committee investigation.
Wu was elected to Congress 13 years ago.
He is the first Chinese American to serve in the House.
The lawmaker says he’s resigning to avoid being a distraction.