After seemingly getting dressed, Shortey answered the door in a religious tee, which is printed with a bible verse Ephesians 5:22 (which references women submitting to their husbands) in addition to the phrase, "now go make me a sandwich".
Shortey: "I'm sorry guys".
Shortey's attorney Ed Blau said he was happy with the outcome of the plea deal. "I can put you in handcuffs and throw you in the back of (the) vehicle". Shortey asks one of the officers.
Elected to the state senate in 2010, Shortey made headlines in 2012 when he wrote a bill to ban the use of aborted human fetuses in food, even though he was not aware of any company that used such a practice.
Eventually, police arrested Shortey and accused him of hiring the 17-year-old for sex.
The officers didn't know at the time that Shortey was a state senator.
On March 9, police went to a Super 8 Motel for a welfare check. "Couldn't graduate high school and was trying to get his life on track". The offense carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in federal prison.
Shortey later claimed they were "just hanging out, talking about life and stuff", before a police officer reprimanded him, saying, "Whatever you're doing, it's a bad [expletive] idea", KFOR reported.
Police said they found condoms and lotion in the room and that they smelled marijuana.
A search of the teenager's tablet computer uncovered a series of sexually explicit exchanges between him and Shortey in which the married father-of-four referred to the teen as "baby boy" and offered him cash in exchange for "sexual stuff".
Shortey tried to play innocent during his arrest, so the full video is worth watching.
Shortey built a name for himself in the Oklahoma Senate by pushing bills targeting those living in the USA illegally and expanding gun rights. However, in light of the federal indictment in September, the Cleveland County charges were dismissed.
His name was scraped off his office door, the locks changed and his name painted over on his parking spot.
He resigned from office six days afterwards.
It says his legislative priorities include personal liberty, fighting illegal immigration and strengthening public safety in Oklahoma.