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Representative Weiner Admits Indiscretions

June 6, 2011 by  

Representative Weiner Admits Indiscretions

In a Monday afternoon press conference in Manhattan, Representative Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) admitted he has engaged in “inappropriate online conversations” via social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, which included sending lewd photographs of himself to various women.

Weiner also said that while he is sorry for his actions, he has no intention of resigning his office.

Describing his activities as “a very dumb thing to do” and signaling “a deep weakness” within him, the Representative said that, even as he was engaging in some of the conversations, he would think “this is a mistake.”

Weiner said that while some of his online relationships lasted as long as “three years,” he “never met any of these women,” and he “never had sex outside (of his) marriage.”

This statement came as more and more members of the media released photographs and statements from women claiming to have had online liaisons with the Representative, despite repeated denials from Weiner.

The Representative appeared at times tearful during the press conference, especially when discussing his wife, Huma Abedin, who was not present at the press conference. Abedin “said she loves me, but she deserves much better than this,” Weiner said, noting that his wife had known about some of the online interactions.

Weiner, whose name was often floated as potentially the next mayor of New York, said “the last thing (he is) thinking about is this election or the next.”

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  • s c

    Submitted for your perusal, an elected weenie named Weiner (neat, huh?). Just because he has a hard time telling the truth doesn’t mean he’s an absolute loser (yet). Probably, he’s been campaigning on the sly, piling up the election reserves so he can ‘continue the great work.’ He’s ‘down for the struggle,’ too.
    Remember, he’s a progressive, so truth and lies don’t apply to him. He’s a closet ‘elite.’ Once again, fooling around is one of the job’s percs.
    So write a book, Weiner. You know your friends will line up to buy the crap. They might even have a movie script in the works. Why have standards? They just get in the way when you’re one of the “chosen.”

    • http://deleted Claire

      i had to laugh at this saga. Pelosi has ordered an Ethics Committee probe. I wonder if there are any other politicians that are scared right now? Nothing surprises me anymore.

      • Raggs

        Ethics… isn’t that something that rangel wiped his arse with?

        • http://deleted Claire

          Rangel should have been hung out to dry.

    • JeffH

      Anthony Weiner has always been, in my mind, the consumate double speaker of politics. He rivals Barack when it comes to talking so much and saying so little.

      Top 5 All-Time Anthony Weiner Rants
      http://www.aolnews.com/2010/07/30/top-5-all-time-anthony-weiner-rants-video/

      • Jana

        To me he is the typical leftist lie-beral. He lied about what he did to the country and to his family.
        If it would have been a conservative or Republican, (notice I said or as a Repub. doesn’t mean conservative) they would have resigned.

  • Raggs

    Weiner… Too little, Too late!

    Besides he wouldn’t know what to do with it.

  • Raggs

    Anyone but me finds it interesting that after ten years of sending nude photos of himself he suddenly finds out he made a mistake?

    Oh I know it’s Bushes fault….

    • granny mae

      This is the way it always is as soon as they are found out and the s–t hits the fan ! These are people with no morals. They think that they are powerful enough to have athority over others and so they will display that athority in ways such as sexual displays of one kind or another. Once they are caught they become so humble and turn on the tears and the plan is to take all of the blame so the people beneath them will believe them and forgive them. There is never a time when they even consider the betrayal they have perpatrated over the very people that elected them. These people trusted them and they were betrayed. Instead of respecting their office and the people that put them there they tossed it all aside for perverted thinking, thoughts and pleasure. Not only have they turned their backs on the people that they represent but they have turned their backs on the rest of the country too. Because of the office they hold they also serve on committies making major decissions that concern every person in this country and the very future of this country at that ! He needs to get out of Washington and stay out. Anyone thinking of forgiveness for this guy needs to consider whether they want to trust their future in the hands of a person known to lie and cover-up what they did, that they knew was wrong when they did it but they did it anyway. Throw him out of office and then forgive im as long as he never holds office again! These people have been getting a free pass for far too long ! They are making decissions that effect you and me and most of them we are complaining about. Then we are supposed to turn a blind eye and forgive? No this old gal. I’m ready for this garbage to get cleaned up and this country to start being run in a respectful manner ! It is not too much to expect our elected representatives to be respectable ! Throw the bumb out of office once and for all and let him file for unemployment like the rest of us !!

    • granny mae

      Raggs,

      He is not sorry for what he did he is srry he got caught ! He will do it again and again and again. His kind of person always does. They are perverted !

  • Dan az

    I think they should post all of his pictures on the web and and let him squirm.We all could use a good laugh now and then.

  • Stan Smith

    His Weiner may be cooked! but the Libtard will get a free pass just like his buddy Rangel!

  • jopa

    Whats with these New Yorkers and Face book and Twitter.First Chris Lee of the NY 26th district, now Anthony Wiener.Must be the new political tactic to meet more of their constituents.Chris Lee did the right thing and got out of Dodge immediately.

    • http://deleted Claire

      jopa–They all live in the “fast” lane. I am not on Facebook nor do I twitter. I prefer to keep my life simple. Besides, I don’t have time for all that stuff. I post of PLD and that is it.

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