According to a report by a trusted statewide political news source, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley will soon resign.

The Alabama Political Reporter (APR) is reporting that Bentley has come to an agreement with “state lawmakers and law enforcement officials” to resign sometime Monday.

The report comes on the heels of the start of impeachment proceedings today in the state legislature and calls from the leadership of the Alabama Republican Party for Bentley to resign.

APR said that the terms of the deal that allegedly secured Bentley’s resignation is not yet known.

This is a developing story that we will update as more information becomes available.

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Rich Robinson is the CEO and publisher of Rise News. He is also a journalist and a native of Miami. Robinson graduated from the University of Alabama and can be followed on Twitter @RichRobMiami.

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