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Real Life Scandal! Love Rat Congressman Caught Kissing Staffer; Woman Taken Off The Payroll After Smooching Video Goes Viral

Another political sex scandal is brewing in the Bayou, as Congressman Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, is knee-deep in embarrassment after he was caught on camera smooching with a married staffer named Melissa Anne Hixon Peacock.

Peacock, 33, was “taken off the [congressman’s] payroll” this week, according to the congressman’s chief of staff Adam Terry, after the Dec. 23 video surfaced when an anonymous source sent it to a local paper, according to The Ouachita Citizen.

The politician — who had been wed to wife Kelly for 16 years, and has five children with her — has taken to groveling in the wake of the reveal, saying, “There’s no doubt I’ve fallen short and I’m asking for forgiveness.

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“I’m asking for forgiveness from God, my wife, my kids, my staff, and my constituents who elected me to serve. Trust is something I know has to be earned whether you’re a husband, a father, or a congressman.

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McAllister, who was elected to Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District last autumn, vowed “to do everything I can to earn back the trust of everyone I’ve disappointed.”

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“From day one, I’ve always tried to be an honest man. I ran for Congress to make a difference and not to just be another politician. I don’t want to make a political statement on this, I would just simply like to say that I’m very sorry for what I’ve done. While I realize I serve the public, I would appreciate the privacy given to my children as we get through this.”

We’ll keep you updated on the latest in this story, right here on Radar.