Nebraska Lt. Governor Resigns Over Phone Scandal

Rick Sheehy, 53, resigned after questions were raised about improper phone calls to women.
1:16 | 02/04/13

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I've accepted his resignation. And is effective immediately Saturday morning governor Dave Heineman direct and deliberate spoke about the lieutenant governor a man who's been at his side for eight years. Got -- not my stomach. I'm deeply disappointed. He's still a lot of good things for the state. But that trust was broken. And he's resigned no specifics from the governor but Heineman says Rick Sheehy a front runner for Nebraska's next governor -- -- him. Late yesterday and I became aware of new information. Regarding the lieutenant governor's personal decisions. Since and subsequently. Had a conversation with him we know she he's resignation came after these phone records became public. Our I team found hundreds and hundreds of late night phone calls she he made. We spoke with one of the women who said the conversations were often sexual when the Omaha world herald questioned those calls -- submitted his resignation to the governor. I was very surprised. Complex say. I trusted him. And obviously that trust was broken. I doubt he will continue his campaign for governor and no I would not support him and -- circumstances.

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