Gov. John Kitzhaber today sought to quash speculation that his resignation was imminent, issuing a statement that he has no plans to give up his office.

Here's the entire statement Kitzhaber issued this afternoon:

“Let me be as clear as I was last week, that I have no intention of resigning as Governor of the state of Oregon. I was elected to do a job for the people of this great state and I intend to continue to do so.”
Kate Brown
Cylvia Hayes
Oregon Department of Justice