Weiner Pleads Responsible, And Prosecutors Suggest Jail Time

| AP Photo/Seth Wenig Weiner pleads guilty, and prosecutors recommend jail timeFormer Rep. Anthony Weiner pleaded guilty on Friday morning to charges stemming from his sexually charged conversations with a 15-year-old, capping a long-running legal and political scandal whose impact was felt in Congress, New York City politics and the tumultuous 2016 presidential campaign.
Story Continued BelowA tearful Weiner said his “destructive impulses” led him to send the explicit images, and he admitted to “encouraging her to engage in sexually explicit conduct” in late 2016.
Albanese, who is running for the nomination again this year, told POLITICO New York that Weiner, “really needs to get help!
“This fall, I came to grips for the first time with the depth of my sickness,” Weiner said, his voice cracking.
Weiner attempted to resurrect his career in 2013, when he announced his campaign for New York City mayor.

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