Modern Day Lewinsky? Missouri House Speaker Sends Explicit Texts to Intern

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO -- Ah, budding romance. Boy likes girl, girl likes boy, and not to mention that special feeling you get when you receive that good morning text!

But texts between Missouri House Speaker John Diehl and a Missouri Capitol intern aren't giving some people the butterflies.

The Kansas City Star revealed a sexually suggestive exchange of text messages between the state's top lawmaker and the college freshman.

Texts like, “once I start I don't stop” and “God I want you right now” are all allegedly sent by Diehl.

Now Missouri Southern State University has pulled all its interns from the Capitol and there's no word about the program's future.

Her side of the story? Well, she claims the texts are not real and, in true politician form, Diehl has declined to comment. Which is probably a smart move, because judging by these texts, looks like he's said enough.

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