US lawmaker Katie Hill 'feared' for her life
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US congresswoman makes final speech to House

US lawmaker Katie Hill gave her last speech on the House floor. She resigned from Congress following allegations that she had an affair with a Capitol Hill aide, which she denies.

The ethics committee launched an inquiry after conservative blog RedState reported allegations that Ms Hill had an affair with one of her congressional aides, a man.

The same blog separately reported claims that Ms Hill, who is bisexual, had also engaged in a three-way consensual romance with a female campaign staff member and her husband. It published naked images of the politician.

In an emotional speech, Hill spoke about the "right-wing media" seeking "clicks" following the publication of the photos.

  • 31 Oct 2019
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