Politics & Government

Sanford says he told 'a little white lie;' God is on his side

Gov. Mark Sanford says he told "a little white lie" to his staff to conceal his secret trip to Argentina in June to visit his lover. The governor also says God is on his side, and he has no intentions of resigning.

Sanford, in an interview published Tuesday in The Washington Times, said he is disappointed no House Republicans offered to support his bid to save his job in a meeting last week in Myrtle Beach.

But Sanford also said he will fight to stick around, even as members of the General Assembly expect a bill to be filed to impeach Sanford when lawmakers reconvene in January.

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