- Republican leaders will talk this week about removing embattled former Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer from office.Prosecutors charged Kramer on Friday with sexually assaulting a political aide in 2011. The charges come on the heels of separate allegations he sexually harassed a lobbyist and a legislative staffer in Washington D.C. in February.Assembly Republicans stripped Kramer of his leadership post after the Washington allegations surfaced.
Kramer said he won't run for re-election in November. On Saturday Republican leaders called on him to resign.Assembly Speaker Robin Vos plans to meet with other Republicans on Thursday to talk about Kramer.It would take a two-thirds vote of the Assembly to expel Kramer from office.(Copyright 2014 Associated Press - All Rights Reserved)
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