Kavanaugh was confirmed by the U.S. Senate by vote of 50-48 Saturday and later was sworn in.
In a written statement on Oct. 5, Gulf California Broadcast Company General Manager Jerry Upham wrote that the Palm Springs CBS affiliate had accepted Long’s resignation “effective immediately,” according to the Desert Sun.
Upham added, “Kris Long has been an integral part of this company’s news organization and we’d like to thank him for his many years of service.” Upham wrote.
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Long also commented in the same written statement, according to the Desert Sun.
“I want to thank those who have offered support and apologize again for any I may have offended,” Long said. “ I hope to return to the news business in the future.”
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