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  House rep says Bettencourt resigning over fabricated internship reports
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Last EditedRBH  May 26, 2012 08:39pm
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AuthorShawne Wickham and Tim Buckland
MediaLabor Union - Transport Workers Union Local 100
News DateSunday, May 27, 2012 12:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionHouse Majority Leader D.J. Bettencourt agreed to resign after he admitted fabricating reports for a law school internship, according to the House Republican who was mentoring him.

"When I saw the reports, I was blown away," said state Rep. J. Brandon Giuda. "It's a novel of fiction and it just blew me away."

On Friday, Bettencourt, R-Salem, announced he would step down on June 6 and would not run again because he is getting married and starting a new job.

But Giuda, a Chichester attorney and business owner, told the New Hampshire Sunday News that's not the real reason.
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