Police Tape Has Senator Denying Sex Solicitation

The scandal over Idaho Sen. Larry Craig's arrest in a Minnesota mens' room took a new turn Thursday. Minnesota Airport Police released an audio recording featuring the Senator and the arresting officer.

The tape was made immediately after Craig was detained and taken to the airport police station, and it has police and Craig talking about what happened after the senator entered the bathroom.

In the tape, Craig not only denies that he was trying to solicit sex. He insists that he's not gay. More than once, the officer accuses Craig of lying to him.

The scandal continues to fuel speculation that Craig will resign, but on Thursday, one of the senator's top aides said he won't step down.

Meanwhile, in Idaho, some people are asking why it took so long for the story to come out.



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