BREAKING NEWS

Top Utah Republican quits after hot tub confession

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's House majority leader resignedfrom the state Legislature Saturday, two days after his confessionabout sitting nude in a hot tub with a teenage girl 25 years agostunned this conservative state.

Republican Rep. Kevin Garn, in an e-mail message to House Speaker David Clark, apologized for becoming a distraction.
"Afterdiscussing this matter with my family, I have decided that it is in thebest interests of them, my colleagues and the people of Utah," he wrote.

Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy

Read all Tweets >