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Vitter Aide Resigns After ABC News Disclosures About Past

Vitter Aide Resigns After ABC News Disclosures About Past --Knife Attack on ex-Girlfriend, Drunk Driving, Open Arrest Warrant Detailed in ABC News Report 23 Jun 2010 A trusted aide to Louisiana Sen. David Vitter resigned Wednesday morning after ABC News reported that he had been arrested for attacking his ex-girlfriend with a knife, and had an open warrant for his arrest in Baton Rouge on a drunk driving charge. The aide, Brent Furer, worked on the Republican senator's last campaign, and has spent the last five years posted in his Washington office to handle, among other things, women's issues. An ABC News investigation out this morning revealed that Furer had repeated brushes with the law dating back to the 1990s.