Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says he will resign from his House seat sometime before mid-June. He made the announcement this morning in a videotape statement.
The Sugar Land Republican says on the video he has "always acted solely" on his beliefs and convictions. And he says he has "no fear whatsoever" of any investigation into his personal or professional activities.
DeLay is under indictment in Travis County as part of a probe into the allegedly illegal use of funds for state legislative races.
His ties with lobbyist Jack Abramoff caused him to surrender his post as majority leader in January, within days after the lobbyist entered into a plea bargain as part of a federal congressional corruption probe.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.