Transcript for Florida Rep. Trey Radel Target of Undercover Drug Sting
You -- -- the federal drug investigation that netted a freshman congressman. -- -- -- -- Walesa the charges today in -- Washington DC courtroom he already has a message for the voters back home. I'm a conservative. Overnight comments flooding the FaceBook page a first term Florida congressman -- raid after he posted an apology saying I am disappointed in myself. And I stand ready to face the consequences of my actions. -- is charged with misdemeanor cocaine possession he was arrested last month and an FBI -- And is set to be arraigned today. The 37 year old blames his struggle with alcoholism for -- leading him to a quote extremely irresponsible choice. His story drawing comparisons to embattled Toronto mayor rob Ford I'm not an. -- constituents and voted him in -- -- office. And this is what -- do for them. This and -- GOP leaders aren't going that far yet. In his statement -- saying as the father of a young son and husband to a loving wife I need to get help so I can be a better man for both of them. Now the congressman says he will now seek treatment as for the charges he faces six months in jail.
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