Anthony D. Weiner has told House leaders and friends that he plans to resign his seat after coming under growing pressure from his Democratic colleagues to leave the House, said a top Democratic official and two people told of Mr. Weiner’s plans.Click here for more on this story.
His decision follows of revelations of his lewd online exchanges with women. The top Democratic official said Anthony Weiner called Representative Nancy Pelosi and Representative Steve Israel last night while they were at the White House picnic to inform them he had decided to resign on Thursday.
Mr. Weiner plans to resign in Brooklyn at 2 p.m., according to two people told of his plans.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Weiner To Step Down, NYT Says
The New York Times is now reporting that Anthony Weinber has told key Democrat congressional leaders that he will resign from Congress. Here's an excerpt: