Sen. Larry Craig Attempts to Take Back Guilty Plea
In June, Idaho Senator Larry Craig pled guilty to misdemeanor disorderly-conduct charges when he was arrested by an undercover police officer in a men's restroom located in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, according to the Washington Post.
On September 26 Craig's lawyer, William Martin, argued that Craig should be allowed to withdraw his guilty plee, to Hennepin County District Court Judge, Charles Porter Jr. The argument stated that Craig's actions did not constitute a crime and therefore his guilty plee should be revoked, according to The Star Tribune. According to the same article, Craig's actions included foot tapping, putting his hand under toilet stall walls and peeking into accompanying stalls. The undercover officer was in the restroom, conducting an ongoing investigation in regards to sexual activity in the particular restroom. Craig has repeatedly stated he is innocent and denied he is gay.
According to the Idaho Statesman Sen. Craig has been accused with homosexual acts in the past.