Appeals court tossed some of the the Philly ex-congressman's bribery charges, but he’s still in prison.
The ex-Congressman and the President have a history.
His lawyers are claiming the controversial dismissal of a juror is likely to lead to a new trial.
The longtime legislator is expected to surrender in late January to begin his sentence.
He's still convicted of the biggest count he faced.
The full text of the resignation letter he addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Michael Nutter is being discussed as a potential replacement for Fattah should there be a special election.
Rather than call for Fattah to resign, politicians have expressed sadness.