Extramarital Sex Affairs by Conservatives

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  • Jeff Duncan [R-SC]
    cheated on and left his wife of 34 years for a DC lobbyist after having spent years touting "traditional family values" as a pillar of his political identity
    23 Sep 2023
    According to court filings first reported by the local newspaper Index-Journal
  • Corey Lewandowski ['16 Trump Campaign Manager]
    had a multiyear extramarital affair with North Dakota Governer Kristi Noem while also being married with children
    15 Sep 2023
    According to five sources who spoke exclusively with the New York Post
  • Kristi Noem [R-SD]
    engaged in a multiyear extramarital affair with former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski while also being married with three young children who made conservative "family values" a central part of her public persona
    15 Sep 2023
    According to five sources who spoke exclusively with the New York Post
  • Tim Moore [R-NC]
    Was sued for $200k by a husband who claimed he used his position to persuade his wife, who was a mid-level state government employee, to engage in a yearslong affair that included instances of group sex and led to the eventual destruction of the couple's marriage
    19 Jun 2023
    According to a $200,000 civil lawsuit filed by former Republican candidate Scott Lassiter
  • Rupert Murdoch [Fmr. Fox News CEO]
    had an affair with business executive Wendi Deng and divorced his wife of 30 years to marry her
    05 Apr 2023
    According to an exclusive interview his ex-wife gave to New York magazine
  • Jody Greene [R-NC]
    had a monthslong extramarital affair with a female subordinate where they had sex in multiple places including his office, home and a local shooting range -- once even kicking out the window of his patrol car while they were having sex -- and eventually impregnated her
    21 Oct 2022
    According to court records reported by local publications
  • Matthew Leveridge [R-KY]
    had an extramarital affair with a probation officer who worked closely with defendants he presumably could have secured convictions on which makes him vulnerable to claims of bias in court
    03 Aug 2022
    According to a report by The Daily Beast
  • Matthew Leveridge [R-KY]
    engaged in an extramarital affair with a woman who was serving jury duty in the court he was prosecuting cases in and would often boast to her that he "don't have no boss" who could reprimand him for it
    03 Aug 2022
    According to a report by The Daily Beast
  • Matthew Leveridge [R-KY]
    impregnated a criminal defendant his office prosecuted sometime during their two-month affair and then rescinded her pretrial diversion agreement presumably out of payback for telling his wife about the affair and baby
    03 Aug 2022
    According to a report by The Daily Beast
  • William Timmons [R-SC]
    used his influence as a US Rep. to convince a judge to order the arrest and jailing of the husband of a woman he was having an extramarital affair with on bogus kidnapping charges so he could continue seeing her unabated
    19 Jul 2022
    According to an exclusive report by the Charleston Post and Courier
  • Van Taylor [R-TX]
    engaged in a yearlong extramarital affair with a woman who was formerly married to an ISIS terrorist and paid her $5,000 to keep quiet about it
    02 Mar 2022
    According to a statement in which he admitted to the affair and announced he was ending his reelection campaign
  • Vince McMahon
    had an affair with a WWE employee 35 years younger than him and then doubled her salary to $200k and paid her $3 million to keep their tryst a secret
    15 Jan 2022
    According to an investigative report by The Wall Street Journal
  • Lee Chatfield [R-MI]
    had extramarital affairs with multiple women over a yearslong period
    07 Jan 2022
    According to a statement in which he admitted to the affairs while denying a related sexual assault allegation
  • Americans for Prosperity Tim Phillips
    engaged in an extramarital affair with a woman who worked at his organization while being married with four children
    03 Dec 2021
    According to an exclusive report by CNBC News
  • OK Michael Hunter [R]
    engaged in an extramarital affair with a state government employee which resulted in his resignation from office and dissolution of his marriage
    26 May 2021
    According to an exclusive report by The Oklahoman
  • AL John Merrill [R]
    had a three-year long extramarital affair with a woman and when he denied it, she released a 17-minute recording of the pair talking about all the sexual acts they performed together over the years
    07 Apr 2021
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene [R-GA]
    had an affair with a local gym manager while also being married with three young children
    11 Feb 2021
    According to an exclusive report by the Daily Mail
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene [R-GA]
    had an affair with a polyamorous tantric sex aficionado and professional weightlifter while also being married with three young children
    11 Feb 2021
    According to an exclusive report by the Daily Mail
  • TX Ken Paxton [R]
    had a yearslong extramarital affair with a woman who worked for a Republican state senator and was able to keep it secret by using a fake Uber account to rendezvous with her and then facilitated her transfer to a job working for a wealthy business executive and donor he was criminally involved with
    05 Nov 2020
    According to two people with direct knowledge who spoke on condition of anonymity with The Associated Press
  • Jesse Watters [Fox News ]
    instigated a sexual relationship with a subordinate 14 years younger than him after intentionally deflating her tires so "she couldn't go anywhere" and therefore make it more likely she would accept a ride home from him while being married with two young children
    10 Jan 2020
    According to an acknowledgement on live TV in which he bragged about his actions
  • allegedly paid for group sex with an adult-film star and a young looking teenager of unknown age inside a secret Times Square sex club run by the Mafia while he was married to Ivana
    18 Oct 2019
    Firsthand account from mobster and self-proclaimed eyewitness John Tino, Deemed credible enough for publication by authors Barry Levine and Monique El-Faizy
  • Jason Miller [Fmr. Trump Comms Adviser]
    had an extramarital affair with Ted Cruz's 2016 presidential campaign's press secretary while his wife was pregnant with their second child
    16 Jul 2019
    According to an exclusive report by Mediaite
  • Steve Watkins [R-KS]
    engaged in multiple extramarital affairs which an acquaintance described as being "out of control" while professing in public to be a "family man" who was devoted to his wife
    26 Oct 2018
    According to multiple verified sources in an investigative report by The Topeka Capital-Journal
  • openly engaged in an extramarital affair with a married woman twenty years younger than him and even spent a night with her at a posh resort five days before his wife filed for divorce
    12 Jun 2018
    According to divorce papers filed by his estranged wife
  • Donald Trump Jr. [Trump's Oldest Son]
    had a monthslong affair with Celebrity Apprentice contestant Aubrey O'Day after meeting her on set while his pregnant wife Vanessa was with their two young children at home
    21 Mar 2018
    According to an exclusive report by New York Magazine
  • had sex with former Playboy Playmate of the Year Karen McDougal dozens of times without using a condom over a monthslong period that began a mere 8 weeks after his wife Melania gave birth to their son Barron and also tried to offer her money after the first time they had sex
    16 Feb 2018
    Firsthand account from McDougal during an exclusive interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Told her sister and close friends about the affair when it was happening, Kept a journal detailing the affair in real time
  • had a monthlong affair with tennis player Gabriela Sabatini that began when she was just 19-years-old while he was married to Marla Maples and having an affair with Ivana
    17 Jan 2018
    Report by Newsweek Magazine
  • had an affair with model Kylie Bax that started when she was only 20-years-old and he was nearly 50 while he was married to Marla Maples
    17 Jan 2018
    Report by Newsweek Magazine, Avid Trump supporter and defender
  • Joe Barton [R-TX]
    had sex multiple times in one day inside his political office in rural Texas with a woman he met on Facebook while also being married
    30 Nov 2017
    According to an exclusive report by local radio WBAP in Texas
  • Joe Barton [R-TX]
    had sex with a woman who wasn't his wife twice -- once in Washington, D.C. and another time in Texas -- and continued to communicate with her over sexualized text messages, videos and voicemails for five more years
    22 Nov 2017
    According to an exclusive report by The Washington Post
  • Pete Hegseth []
    had a monthslong affair with a married Fox News executive producer which resulted in a baby while also being married with kids himself
    26 Oct 2017
    According to a report by Mediaite
  • Tim Murphy [R-PA]
    asked a woman he was having an extramarital affair with to get an abortion when she told him she thought she was pregnant while also having had voted in favor of numerous abortion restrictions against women
    04 Oct 2017
    According to text messages he sent to her that were obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Jason Miller [Fmr. Trump Comms Adviser]
    impregnated his direct subordinate on the 2016 Trump campaign who went on to have a boy after a monthslong extramarital affair while his wife was pregnant with their second child
    10 Aug 2017
    According to reporting by mainstream outlets
  • Robert Bentley [R-AL]
    had a yearslong extramarital affair with his senior political adviser and accidentally revealed it to his wife of 50 years when he texted her by mistake "I love you, Rebekah" which presumably didn't go over very well as his wife's named Dianne
    10 Apr 2017
    According to an investigative report by AL.com
  • Jim Guthrie [R-ID]
    engaged in an extramarital affair with state representative Christy Perry where they would take advantage of legislative trips to discreetly spend time together without raising any suspicious from his wife
    19 Aug 2016
    According to a report by the East Idaho News
  • Jeremy Durham [R-TN]
    had sex with a 20-year-old college student in his government office after drunkenly texting her that he'd like to see her "naked around midnight" and enticing her with a cooler full of beer and later had sex with her in his own home while also being married
    13 Jul 2016
    According to a report from the Tennessee Attorney General
  • Ed Henry []
    paid $2,000 for a private exotic dance from a stripper at a Las Vegas club that turned into a nearly yearlong affair where the two would get together -- sometimes at the same resort where he married his wife -- whenever he was in Las Vegas to have sex with her
    04 May 2016
    According to an exclusive report by the Daily Mail
  • Don Gosen [R-MO]
    tricked a woman into beginning an extramarital affair with him by lying to her about being divorced when he was in fact married
    19 Feb 2016
    According to Gosen's own admission two days after his resignation
  • Cindy Gamrat [R-MI]
    had an extramarital affair with fellow state representative Todd Cotter and then used public funds to cover up the affair which resulted in her being expelled from the Michigan House
    10 Sep 2015
    According to an investigation conducted by the Michigan House
  • ND Drew Wrigley [R]
    had an extramarital affair with a married woman during his time as Lt. Governor and only admitted to it after a citizen journalist exposed it online
    02 Sep 2015
    According to a report by The Forum
  • Todd Courser [R-MI]
    engaged in an extramarital affair with fellow state representative Cindy Gamrat and then concocted a wild story that would allege he solicited a male prostitute to keep their affair from becoming public
    07 Aug 2015
    According to audio recordings reported on by The Detroit News
  • Ken Campbell [R-IN]
    had a multiyear extramarital affair with a woman he knew was a prostitute while also being married
    20 Jun 2014
    According to reporting by local and state outlets
  • Pete Domenici [R-NM]
    fathered a son with a fellow US Senator's daughter while married with eight children and kept it secret for more than 30 years
    20 Feb 2013
    According to an admission by the former Senator in an op-ed over 30 years after he fathered the child
  • Scott DesJarlais [R-TN]
    had extramarital affairs with one of his OBGYN patients, three coworkers and a pharmaceutical drug representative over a multiyear period
    15 Nov 2012
    According to his own sworn testimony in his divorce trial
  • Scott DesJarlais [R-TN]
    urged a woman he was having an affair with who also happened to be his OBGYN patient to get an abortion while having had expressed ardently anti-choice views in public
    10 Oct 2012
    According to a phone call transcript obtained by The Huffington Post
  • Walter Davis III [R-OH]
    charged local taxpayers to reimburse him $1,331 on expenses he spent entertaining a subordinate he was having an extramarital affair with and on rental cars he used to visit the woman and his wife on different weekends
    10 Apr 2012
    According to an exclusive report by The Columbus Dispatch
  • Amy Koch [R-MN]
    had an extramarital affair with the MN Senate Republican caucus spokesperson while also being married with a young child
    15 Mar 2012
    According to a report by local publications
  • Herman Cain
    engaged in a 13-year-long extramarital affair with a woman he met at a business conference and would often pay for her travel so they could rendezvous at luxury hotels like the Ritz-Carlton where he'd purchase expensive gifts for her and take her out to dinner at the finest restaurants
    28 Nov 2011
    According to the woman he purportedly had the affair with exclusively reported by Fox 5 Atlanta
  • Preston Smith [R-GA]
    had an extramarital affair with a college student he hired to work in his state senate office and on his election campaigns
    29 Jul 2010
    According to divorce records first reported by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Mark Souder [R-IN]
    had a yearslong affair with a married staffer who he hypocritically filmed a video singing the praises of abstinence with
    18 May 2010
    According to his resignation statement in which he admitted to the affair
  • John Ensign [R-NV]
    had a yearlong extramarital affair with his co-chief of staff who also happened to be the wife of his close friend and got caught when his friend saw a text message Ensign sent to his wife
    23 Nov 2009
    According to multiple news reports and a Senate Ethics Committee investigation
  • Paul Stanley [R-TN]
    engaged in an extramarital affair with his 22-year-old intern after having hypocritically built a public persona as a pious man who often cited his firm belief in abstinence as reasons to oppose gay rights and funding for women's health services
    03 Aug 2009
    According to a report by The Columbus Dispatch
  • Chip Pickering [R-MS]
    had an extramarital affair with a woman he previously dated in college and would have sex with her in a building designated for supposedly devoutly Christian lawmakers to live at while Congress was in session and his wife and five children were back home
    17 Jul 2009
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by his estranged wife
  • Mark Sanford [R-SC]
    engaged in a yearslong extramarital affair with an Argentinian journalist and got caught when he disappeared to visit her in Argentenia without telling his staff or family where he went and then instructed his staff to lie to the public and report that he was hiking the Appalachian Trail after people noticed he was missing
    24 Jun 2009
    According to voluminous reports by mainstream outlets
  • Vito Fossella [R-NY]
    kept a secret second family with a former Air Force colonel who gave birth to his daughter and lived part time with them in another state while also being married with three young children who made conservative "family values" a central part of his political identity
    17 Oct 2008
    According to his own admission in a court proceeding
  • Bernard Kerik [R-NY]
    had an extramarital affair with a corrections officer who was also his subordinate and utilized an apartment he rented that his wife didn't live at while also having two young children at home
    24 Jan 2008
    According to an exclusive report by the New York Daily News
  • Newt Gingrich [R-GA]
    had an affair with a House staffer over twenty years younger than him and then divorced his wife weeks after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis because she didn't want to have an open marriage
    09 Mar 2007
    According to his ex-wife Marianne Ginther and reported on by the national press
  • Bernard Kerik [R-NY]
    engaged in a yearslong extramarital affair with the publisher of his memoir where he used an apartment that was originally set aside for exhausted 9/11 ground zero rescue workers to rest and later rented for his personal use presumably at a substantial discount
    15 Dec 2004
    According to an exclusive report by The New York Times
  • Donald Sterling
    had a multi-year extramarital affair with a Beverly Hills socialite who he lavished with thousands of dollars in cash, a Ferrari, Range Rover, two Bentleys and a $1.8 million home he purchased for her to live in so he could visit whenever he wished over their three-year tryst
    12 Aug 2004
    According to court records reported by the media
  • engaged in a long affair with Marla Maples without his first wife Ivana finding out by among other things secretly housing her at his Atlantic City hotel
    02 Mar 1990
    Trump brought Marla as his date to a public event while he was still married to Ivana