Rep. Weiner fighting scandal over lewd photo on Twitter

Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) is defending himself after a lewd photo was sent to a 21-year-old college student via the representative's Twitter account.The photo allegedly

BROOKLYN - Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) is defending himself after a lewd photo was sent to a 21-year-old college student via the representative's Twitter account.

The photo allegedly showed a man's bulging underpants. It was sent to the woman and then quickly deleted.

Weiner has denied that he sent the photo, claiming it was a hacker. He has hired a private firm to investigate and a lawyer to advise him.

Some have questioned why Weiner did not go to the police after the incident, instead choosing to hire the private firm.

BK rep says hacker posted lewd photo on Twitter

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