Weiner abides despite Dems call to resign

(AP) - Scandal-scarred Rep. Anthony Weiner isclinging to his perch in Congress despite new efforts to pry himaway and a pair of developments that might

WASHINGTON - (AP) - Scandal-scarred Rep. Anthony Weiner isclinging to his perch in Congress despite new efforts to pry himaway and a pair of developments that might inspire others in hisposition to give up the fight:

A newly released X-rated photo that Weiner purportedly took ofhimself turned up on the Internet.

And his wife of less than a year, Huma Abedin, is pregnant.

The baby on the way complicated an already ominous forecast forthe 46-year-old congressman, who has admitted he Tweeted sexuallycharged photos and messages to six women he did not know, then liedabout it. Throughout the week, Weiner has refused to resign.

His fellow Democrats from the White House on down have leftlittle doubt they want him to reconsider - and fast.

Rep. Weiner says he sent explicit photos of himselfRep. Weiner draws bipartisan fire over scandalBK residents consider whether Rep. Weiner cheated on his wifeVIDEO: Rep. Weiner's news conference on tweeting lewd photoWeiner says he didn't send Twitter photoBK rep says hacker posted lewd photo on Twitter

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 Brooklyn asked residents who their favorite 1 Word on the Street: Presidents Day
The victims, both males, are 15 and 18 2 The Buzz: East 55th Street shooting
A man is accused of an armed robbery 3 Man accused of armed robbery at Brownsville beauty supply store
A two-alarm fire broke out at a bakery 4 2-alarm fire breaks out at Williamsburg bakery
Hasidic fashion designer Seth Braunstein created the clothing 5 Brooklyn Style: Hasidic fashion designer creates clothing line

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE