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Former Congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting with minor

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting with minor

"I am guilty your honour, " Weiner said in a NY court, tearing up as he struggled to read a prepared statement, according to reports. Weiner, who cried and apologized in court, surrendered to the FBI following its investigation.

"One, of course, is the sexting, which I found disturbing not for its content but for its lack of impulse control in somebody who's running for public office", she said.

Under Weiner's plea, he must register as a sex offender, the Times said.

Court documents indicated the plea deal was finalized on May 10, according to the Daily News.

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Federal prosecutors had been weighing whether to file child pornography charges against the disgraced ex-Democratic congressman since a year ago, sources previously told NBC 4 NY. He said he knew the texting was "as morally wrong as it was unlawful". Those communications "included sharing explicit images and encouraging her to engage in sexually explicit conduct", just as he had done with adult women, he said. But CNN reports that Abedin actually submitted the paperwork before Weiner's guilty plea.

She and her father said they agreed to talk out of concern that Weiner, who was driven out of Congress and the 2013 NY mayoral race due to highly publicized and sexually charged online relationships with other women, might be a threat to other underage girls.

"Weiner's conduct was not only reprehensible, but a federal crime, one for which he is now convicted and will be sentenced", acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney Joon Kim said in a statement. "Yet I remained in denial even as the world around me fell apart".

His failed mayoral bid is the subject of the documentary Weiner.

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That same month, the FBI began investigating Weiner after the North Carolina girl told the news website DailyMail.com that she and Weiner had exchanged lewd messages for several months.

Weiner left Congress in June 2011 when sexually-charged, sometimes explicit, texts with women other than his wife first emerged.

It's all awful and now criminal and even worse because it was during a federal investigation into this latest episode that Weiner's electronic devices were seized and eventually discovered to have emails on them that reopened the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.

"After I told my teacher about the relationship, [Weiner] wanted me to email my dad and my teacher and tell them that what I said was false", she said. That discovery in turn led then-FBI Director James Comey to announce 11 days before the election he was reopening a probe into Clinton's private emails _ a statement Clinton blamed in part for her loss to Trump.

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