Fla. lawmaker to take leave of absence, donate salary after pleading guilty to cocaine charge

  • by: MICHAEL J. MISHAK , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 21, 2013 - 6:25 AM

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Florida Republican Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel said Wednesday he was taking a leave of absence from Congress and donating his salary to charity after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and receiving a sentence of a year's probation.

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