Texas GOP Congressman Joe Barton Apologizes For Nude Picture
Texas State Republican Rep. Joe Barton apologized for a nude picture (below) that he reportedly sent to an unidentified woman, which ended up on social media.
The picture shows the 69-year-old’s large stomach sagging above his penis with the not-so seductive line: “I want u soo bad. Right now. Deep and hard.”
Question: Should Joe Barton (R) Of Texas be forced to resign? pic.twitter.com/GxuRhWrtQl
— Barry Corindia (@barry_corindia) November 22, 2017
Barton issued an apology notes the Texas Tribune:
While separated from my second wife, prior to the divorce, I had sexual relationships with other mature adult women. Each was consensual. Those relationships have ended. I am sorry I did not use better judgment during those days. I am sorry that I let my constituents down.
It’s not clear who originally posted the image on social media.
A spokeswoman for Barton said that he had no plans to resign and had filed for re-election.
Paul Volpe, editor of POLITICO, tweeted:
We’ve reached the point where congressman sending nude selfies feels the need to note that his sexual relationships were with “other mature adult women.” https://t.co/XqCxwQXUXW
— Paul Volpe (@pvolpe) November 22, 2017