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Colorado senator accused of sexual misconduct won’t resign

DENVER (AP) - A Colorado state lawmaker says he's stepping down because the chair of an influential committee however gained’t resign his seat after being investigated for sexual misconduct.

Republican State Sen. Randy Baumgardner stated Tuesday that he was once voluntarily giving up the chairmanship of the Senate’s Transportation Committee and would attend sensitivity coaching.

But he additionally denied the misconduct allegations made by way of a legislative aide, that have been first reported by way of Rocky Mountain Community Radio. He known as the overview “flawed, inaccurate, incomplete and biased.”

Baumgardner disbursed a letter from Republican Senate leaders, echoing his complaint of the document as containing inaccuracies, bias, conflicts of pastime and inconsistencies.

According to the similar letter, the overview discovered it “more likely than not” that the misconduct came about.

Senate Democrats have known as for Baumgardner to resign.

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