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The Congress candidate accused of inappropriate touching back takes you “step” from the campaign

Pennsylvania State sen Daylin Leach says he is a “step back” from his campaign for Congress.

Pennsylvania State sen Daylin Leach before the allegations of former employees, he says, is prompted to take it “one step” from his campaign for Congress.

“All of this has gotten out of hand,” said Leach in a Facebook post on Monday.

Eight women and three men, the claim that the legislature had, touched female employees inappropriately and reported considered sexually inappropriate conversations, the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

The Governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, called for the Congress candidate to resign from his current post as senator of the state, namely, the alleged behavior is not acceptable.

“He has a leadership role in important political questions, this behavior can not be excused,” Wolf said in a statement.

Leach did not do it of the allegations.

“It’s heartbreaking for me that I have someone in a position that you feel uncomfortable or not respected,” he said in a statement on Facebook.

He then made an update on his congressional campaign.

“Today I’m a step back from the congressional campaign in my family to focus and work with Senate leaders to address these allegations and to cooperate with them, since you checked all of them,” he said in the statement.

He didn’t mention whether he had pushed the step down as a state senator, as a Wolf.

Michelle Chavez is a Fox-News-multimedia reporter based in Pittsburgh.

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