Carlos Uresti Resigns From Texas Senate

San Antonio state Senator Carlos Uresti—who was convicted of multiple fraud and money laundering counts in February—on Monday announced his resignation from office effective Thursday. “I have been blessed to serve the great State of Texas for 22 years. I met with so many good people to do all I could to help make peoples’ lives better. With a heavy heart, I must now formally announce my resignation…,” Uresti tweeted Monday morning. In a show of defiance that has been characteristic of him since his federal trial, Uresti said in a separate statement that “some of the media has been unfair, inaccurate, or sensational when it has been hurtful, not necessary, or simply not true. Nonetheless, I know what I did and what I did not…View Original Post

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