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McAllister Has No Plans To Kiss Congress Goodbye

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Last week, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) and state GOP chair Roger Villere both called on McAllister to resign, but the congressman has refused to step down.

After the video showing him kissing his staffer was published, McAllister issued an apology for his actions, but he has not made a public statement since then.

"There's no doubt I've fallen short and I'm asking for forgiveness," he said in an April 7 statement. "I'm asking for forgiveness from God, my wife, my kids, my staff, and my constituents who elected me to serve."