Republican Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy admitted to an extramarital affair with a “personal friend” Thursday in a statement after a local paper won a court motion to unseal a divorce case.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette broke the story by petitioning the Allegheny County court to unseal a divorce case between between Dr. Jesse Sally, a sports physician, and his wife forensic psychologist Shannon Edwards.
“Last year I became involved in an affair with a personal friend,” Murphy said in a statement to the Post-Gazette hours after the newspaper prevailed in its motion to unseal the case.
“This is nobody’s fault but my own, and I offer no excuses. To the extent that there should be any blame in this matter, it falls solely upon me.”
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