ABC News’ Matt Stuart Reports: Republican Senator of Idaho Larry Craig stepped down from his role on former Gov. Mitt Romney’s R-Mass., presidential campaign today after the newspaper Roll Call disclosed Sen. Craig had pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of "disorderly conduct" related to an incident of lewd behavior at a Minnesota Airport men’s bathroom.
Romney Communication Director Matt Rhoades released a statement late Monday saying that Craig "did not want to be a distraction [to the campaign] and we accept his decision."
Sen. Craig had served as co-Chair of Romney’s Idaho Leadership team, and was one of two Senate liaisons for Romney’s presidential exploratory committee.
Shortly after news of the arrest broke, a video on Romney’s Youtube.com site featuring Sen. Craig became a "private video."