PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Rep. Tim Murphy, of Upper St. Clair, has admitted to having an affair.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the relationship was with a personal friend last year.
Rep. Murphy, 64, released a statement Wednesday in response to a request for a deposition from the woman’s husband.READ MORE: "There's Not A Booster With A Big Enough Blank Check"; Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin Shoots Down College Football Coaching Speculation
Rep. Murphy said: “Last year, I became involved in an affair with a personal friend. This is nobody’s fault but my own, and I offer no excuses. To the extent that there should be any blame in this matter, it falls solely upon me.”
He also asks that his family privacy be respected.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 350 New Cases, 2 Additional Deaths
A judge ruled he must be deposed by the end of the month.