"I have had a relationship with Laura Fay, with whom I have a three
year old daughter," Fossella said in a statement.
"My personal failings and imperfections have caused enormous pain
to the people I love and I am truly sorry.
"While I understand that there will be many questions, including
those about my political future, making any political decisions right now are
furthest from my mind.
It's just an unfortunate coincidence that he's a Republican Representative.