ABC News' Ronna Waldman and Kendall Evans report: Despite reports today quoting anonymous 'GOP sources" that embattled Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho., will resign Friday, his Idaho staff maintains the Senator will return to Washington, D.C. next week to continue his work, Craig's Idaho press secretary tells ABC News.
Pressure has mounted on Craig to resign after news broke of his arrest in an undercover sting operation in an airport men's room. Craig pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct on Aug. 1 but has maintained that he did nothing wrong.
Republican leaders have launched investigations into the matter and Republican senators have publicly called on Craig to step down.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called Craig's conduct "unforgivable," the AP reported Friday. The GOP Senate Leader acknowledged many caucus-members are pushing for Craig to step down.
"We have acted promptly to begin the process of dealing with this conduct," McConnell told the AP. "We will see what happens in the coming days."