The evangelical Christian personality had faced pressure to resign after he posted a photo on Instagram in which his pants were unbuttoned and unzipped.
The Liberty University president faces increasing pressure to step down amid mounting scandals.
The influential evangelical leader said in a slurred voice, "I’ve apologized to everybody and I promised my kids, I’m gonna try to be a good boy from here on out.”
The image appears to be from a party on a yacht.
The 36-year-old doctor from Charlottesville could go down in history as the first Black physician elected to a full-fledged spot in Congress.
The Liberty University president said he was trying to make a point about Virginia's governor.
The Liberty University president has launched a series of attacks against the media.
The lawsuit also accuses the evangelical university's president, Jerry Falwell Jr., of putting students at risk by welcoming them back to campus as COVID-19 spread.
HuffPost found that the evangelical college led by Jerry Falwell Jr. gave little to no information to students in the early weeks of March, flouting CDC guidelines.
The Liberty University president said warrants were issued for New York Times and ProPublica journalists reporting on his failure to close the school for the coronavirus.