Nightly News   |  November 19, 2013

Florida Rep. Radel charged with cocaine possession

Trey Radel, a first-term Republican congressman, was arrested in Washington, D.C., on October 29th. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> a u.s. congressman from florida was charged today with possession of a controlled substance after police say they caught him with cocaine, in washington, d.c., back on october 29th . the arrest of tray radell is just now coming to light. the congressman issued a statement and said he is struggling with alcoholism and it led him to make a quote, extremely irresponsible choice." he is due in court today.