14 Republican senators call for Sanford's resignation
South Carolina Senator Wes Hayes of York County is among a dozen Republican senators calling for the resignation of Governor Mark Sanford. WFAE's Greg Collard reports. Legislative Republicans remain divided over whether Governor Sanford should step down. But after nearly a week of silence, 14 of the state Senate's 27 Republicans, including President Pro-Tempore Glenn McConnell and Majority Leader Harvey Peeler, are now calling for Sanford to resign in the wake of new revelations in an Associated Press interview on Tuesday. Sen. Wes Hayes of York County joined his colleagues this morning in calling for Sanford's resignation. "It seems to me the issue with the possible misuse of state funds, the family issue that's obviously taking a lot of his time and thought process, the possible liaisons with other women - it's all cumulative to the point where people just don't know what else is out there that he has not disclosed. That trust that you need and that confidence has been lost," Hayes says. The governor reimbursed South Carolina nearly $3,000 on Tuesday for a state trade mission to Argentina last year. It was a trip in which his affair sexual. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating whether public money was misused in his trips to see his mistress. The investigation comes at the request of Attorney General Henry McMaster, a possible candidate for governor next year. Sanford insists he has no plans to resign.