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Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Steps Down

  • As per reports, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley stepped down from his position on Monday amid allegations that he tapped state resources in order to hide an extramarital affair with an ex-aide.

    The announcement was made by Bentley shortly after he was arrested and pleased for knowingly converting campaign contributions for personal use.

    According to the terms of his plea deal, he had to leave his office with an hour of his plea. He also agreed not to serve any public office further.

    Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey was sworn in as the new governor of Alabama on Monday.