(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Agents caught with their pants down have taken down the head of the DEA.

FOX News Radio's Jared Halpern has more from Washington.

The Drug Enforcement Administration chief is retiring, a move ending weeks of pressure from Congress about her handling of an agency sex scandal.

(Leonhart) "I can't fire. I can't recommend a penalty."

Michele Leonhart testifying last week to a House panel about a government watchdog report detailing agents hosting sex parties with prostitutes in a foreign country, in some cases, paid for by drug cartels.

After Leonhart's testimony, more than a dozen House Democrats and several Republicans signed a no-confidence statement.

Leonhart has led the agency since 2007.

In Washington, Jared Halpern, FOX News Radio.

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