Patrick Moran wrote in an email that he thought the person was "acting crazy and it struck me that he was joking, and for only that reason did I humor him," but also that he didn't want to be a distraction. The campaign accepted his resignation.
It's bad optics and timing for the congressman:
Moran, along with fellow Virginia Democratic Reps. Bobby Scott and Gerry Connolly, sent Attorney General Eric Holder a letter on Tuesday requesting a Department of Justice investigation into a possible case of voter registration fraud.
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