Listen Online - Listen on Mobile Radio.com | Mobile App Info

Ensign Critical of Himself

(Washington,DC)  —  Senator John Ensign says he was “blind” to how “arrogant and self-centered” he’d become during an affair with the wife of a former aide.  It was that revelation two years ago that led the longtime Republican lawmaker to announce his resignation from the U.S. Senate. 

In his farewell speech yesterday, Ensign apologized for placing colleagues in what he called, “difficult situations.”  He also thanked fellow Nevadan Harry Reid, whom he called a true friend. 

Ensign will officially leave the Senate today, and Congressman Dean Heller will be sworn in as his replacement.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Get Started
Introducing Your New Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live