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Florida GOP Chairman Calls For Rep. Trey Radel To Resign

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The Collier County Republican Executive Committee also called on Radel to resign in a news release and stated the group would not support him in future elections, according to NBC News.

The state's GOP chairman joins the Florida Democratic Party in calling for Radel's resignation, but House leadership has not asked Radel to step down. An aide to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said the speaker would leave the matter up to the congressman, his family and his constituents.

Radel announced Wednesday that he would take a leave of absence from Congress and seek treatment.