Anthony Weiner

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In Interview, Anthony Weiner Addresses Political Past, Future

Former NY congressman says he's bounced back from his 'worst moments'

(Newser) - At a rally in Arizona Monday, President Trump pushed a negative narrative about Hunter Biden, comparing allegations about contents supposedly found on Biden's laptop to the 2016 controversy involving former Rep. Anthony Weiner, who was caught sexting with a teen girl , as well as with emails on his laptop...

Even OJ Is Piling On Jeffrey Toobin After Gaffe
Even OJ Is Piling On
Jeffrey Toobin After Gaffe
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Even OJ Is Piling On Jeffrey Toobin After Gaffe

Legal analyst on hiatus after his way-too-personal mistake on Zoom call

(Newser) - Jeffrey Toobin's cringe-inducing gaffe is causing quite a stir. Motherboard was the first to report the unfortunate news that the New Yorker writer and CNN analyst began masturbating during a break in a Zoom work call with his magazine colleagues. Toobin has apologized for what he calls his "...

Anthony Weiner: 'It's Good to Be Out'

Former congressman leaves Bronx halfway house a free man

(Newser) - Good behavior cut the last part of Anthony Weiner's prison sentence by three months, and early Tuesday, the ex-Democratic congressman finally walked out of a Bronx halfway house for good. "It's good to be out," Weiner said, per the New York Post . "I'm glad...

Anthony Weiner Has Unwanted New Title

He is officially a sex offender in New York state

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner won't be able to shake the designation of sex offender until he's 74. The disgraced former congressman has been designated a Level 1 offender in the eyes of New York state and must register as such, reports CNN . Level 1 is actually the lowest of the...

Anthony Weiner Gets Out of Jail
Anthony Weiner
Gets Out of Jail

Anthony Weiner Gets Out of Jail

Ex-congressman likely in a halfway house or home confinement, will have to register as sex offender

(Newser) - Carlos Danger isn't quite a free man, but he's a step closer: TMZ reports that Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts, where he's been held since November 2017 after being convicted of sexting a 15-year-old girl. The former congressman is now in pre-release...

Anthony Weiner Eyes Shorter Prison Time

The ex-Congress member has been behaving well behind bars

(Newser) - Seems Anthony Weiner has been a good boy—for the first time in a while. The former Congress member is having his 21-month sentence for sexting with an underage girl reduced due to good conduct, the New York Post reports. The Federal Bureau of Prisons says Weiner's time at...

Days After Leaving FBI, More on Probe Into McCabe

Sources say DOJ is looking into possible Andrew McCabe stall on emails tied to Clinton

(Newser) - FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe left the FBI earlier this week, but it looks like he'll still be on the DOJ's radar for a while. Sources tell the Washington Post the agency's former No. 2 has been the subject of a months-long probe by DOJ Inspector General...

Huma Abedin, Anthony Weiner to Settle Divorce Out of Court

They want to 'reduce any impact of these proceedings on their child'

(Newser) - There won't be any hot gossip coming out of the Huma Abedin-Anthony Weiner divorce proceedings—because, as the New York Daily News reports, the former couple has agreed to finalize the divorce out of court. “In order to reduce any impact of these proceedings on their child, the...

Anthony Weiner Reports to Prison
Anthony Weiner's
Prison Time
Begins

Anthony Weiner's Prison Time Begins

Former congressman reports for 21-month stint

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner's 21-month prison sentence has begun. The former congressman reported to Federal Medical Center in Devens, Mass., Monday morning, ABC 7 reports. Weiner asked at his sentencing to be allowed to continue treatment for sex addiction, and Devens is one of nine federal prisons offering the treatment, the...

Anthony Weiner Must Report to Prison by Monday

He was sentenced to up to 27 months after pleading guilty to sexting a 15-year-old

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner must report to prison by Monday, ABC News reports. The 53-year-old former congressman was sentenced to 21 to 27 months in prison after pleading guilty in May to sexting a 15-year-old girl. At the time, he told a judge that he has been "a very sick man...

Weiner Going to Prison Over Sexting Scandal

Fallen politician sentenced to 21 months

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner is no longer merely a disgraced politician. Soon, he'll be an inmate. A judge on Monday sentenced the former congressman to 21 months in prison for sending explicit texts to a 15-year-old girl in North Carolina, reports the AP . Weiner's attorneys had argued for probation, saying...

Government: Weiner Should Do Prison Time for Teen Sex Crime

Prosecutors say 2 years is the deserved sentence

(Newser) - Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner is more than a serial digital philanderer—he's a danger to the public who deserves two years in prison for encouraging a 15-year-old girl to engage in online sex acts, prosecutors told a judge Wednesday. The AP reports a Manhattan judge is scheduled to...

Lawyers: Weiner's Teen Sexting Victim Wanted to Sway Election

Though ex-congressman's attorneys also referenced his own 'operatic self-destruction'

(Newser) - Disgraced ex-New York congressman Anthony Weiner is no predator and should be spared prison at his sentencing for sexting with a North Carolina teen who dreamed of affecting the US presidential election, his lawyers told a judge on Wednesday. Per the AP , the submission in Manhattan federal court referenced "...

Tearful Weiner Must Register as a Sex Offender
Weiner Cries in Court
as He Pleads Guilty
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Weiner Cries in Court as He Pleads Guilty

'I have a sickness, but I do not have an excuse'

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner has an unfortunate new title to go with "disgraced congressman." From now on, he'll also be a registered sex offender. Weiner appeared in federal court on Friday and pleaded guilty to a charge of transmitting sexual material to a minor, reports the New York Daily ...

Weiner to Plead Guilty in Teen Sexting Case

He could end up a registered sex offender

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner is headed to federal court Friday morning, and it's possible the trip could result in him becoming a registered sex offender. The New York Times reports that Weiner is expected to plead guilty to one charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. The plea stems from...

Comey May Have Messed Up His Testimony on Huma Abedin

ProPublica: FBI chief overstated things on her forwarding of Clinton emails

(Newser) - FBI chief James Comey went before Congress last week and made the remarkable assertion that Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin regularly forwarded Clinton emails, some of them classified, to husband Anthony Weiner so he could print them out. "Hundreds and thousands," he testified. Not so much, reports ProPublica...

Comey: I'm 'Mildly Nauseous' I Affected the Election
Comey: Huma Forwarded
Classified Emails to Weiner
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Comey: Huma Forwarded Classified Emails to Weiner

So he could print them out for her to present to Hillary Clinton

(Newser) - A day after Hillary Clinton blamed him in part for her election loss, FBI chief James Comey acknowledged to Congress that she might have a point: "It makes me mildly nauseous to think we might have had some impact on the election." But Comey defended his decision to...

Anthony Weiner May Get Hit With Child Porn Charge

He may face a mandatory 15 years in prison—minimum

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner could face child pornography charges—and a minimum 15 years in prison, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal . The Hill reports the 51-year-old Weiner allegedly sent a 15-year-old girl shirtless photos of himself, descriptions of sexual acts he wanted to perform with her, and more....

Lawyer 'Appalled' by Warrant FBI Used in Clinton Email Case

Judge unseals warrant used to seize and search Anthony Weiner's laptop

(Newser) - A judge has unsealed the warrant the FBI used to search Anthony Weiner's laptop in connection with the Hillary Clinton email case—and the lawyer who requested its unsealing says he's "appalled" by what it says, USA Today reports. The warrant states that the FBI had "...

Weiner Spotted Riding Horse at Sex Rehab Ranch

He's been keeping a low profile lately

(Newser) - Disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner, who has kept a low profile since his laptop became part of the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server, was spotted on Friday riding a horse at a Tennessee rehab facility that offers equine therapy for sex addiction. The New York ...

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