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EX-REP ANTHONY WEINER sentenced to 21 months in jail for sexting with minor

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Ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in jail for sexting with minor
Former New York Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison after he pleaded guilty in May to sending obscene material to a minor. At the time he was married to Hillary Clinton’s top aide, Huma Abedin.


Weiner, 53, will be required to register as a sex offender, and must report to prison by November 6.

The judge said that after his 21-month sentence is served, Weiner must undergo internet monitoring and have no contact with his victim. He must also enroll in a sex-offender treatment program.
Speaking before the judge on Monday, Weiner called his crime “rock bottom,” saying he was “a very sick man for a very long time.”
...Weiner resigned as a congressman in 2011, after it was revealed that he had exchanged explicit messages with multiple adult women, while married to Abedin. Two years later, he dropped out of the New York mayoral race, when it emerged that he had continued sending lewd messages to other women.
The former congressman married Abedin in 2010 in a ceremony officiated by former President Bill Clinton. Abedin served as a top aide for Hillary Clinton through her time as US secretary of state and later through Clinton’s 2016 presidential run.
...The investigation into Weiner’s exchanges with a North Carolina high school student led to the discovery of Abedin’s emails with Hillary Clinton when she was secretary of state, on Weiner’s laptop. This prompted the former head of the FBI, James Comey, to announce that the agency was reopening its investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server.