Pelosi Has No Comment on Weiner Resignation

Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 01:40 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi refused on Thursday to talk about the political future of embattled Rep. Anthony D. Weiner, who multiple media outlets were reporting will resign Thursday after a two-week scandal involving his sexually charged online relationships with several women.

“I’m not going to be responding to questions” about Mr. Weiner, Mrs. Pelosi, California Democrat, said during her weekly briefing with reporters at the Capitol. “We’ll have a chance to talk about this, but we’re not doing it before we have a decision from Mr. Weiner.”

“I’m not going to predicate any decision we haven’t heard yet,” said Mrs. Pelosi, who said previously that the married Brooklyn congressman should resign and even made a request to the House Committee on Ethics to conduct an investigation into the matter.

Several news outlets, citing anonymous sources, said Mr. Weiner called Mrs. Pelosi on Wednesday night to say he planned to announce his resignation at a Thursday-afternoon news conference he has scheduled in New York.

Mrs. Pelosi instead focused her news event on trade relations with China.

© Copyright 2014 The Washington Times, LLC

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Trump Advances to Next Round in Bid to Buy Buffalo Bills

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 20:48 PM

Donald Trump has been chosen to advance to the next round of bidding to purchase the Buffalo Bills, a person familiar wi . . .

Some Republicans Won't Back Border Bill Without Rescinding DACA

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 20:13 PM

The House will delay the start of a five-week recess on Friday to address the illegal immigration crisis, but two conser . . .

Obama Adviser in Crosshairs Over Border Crisis

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 20:06 PM

White House aide Cecilia Muñoz is facing criticism from both sides of the political aisle as Congress debates action on  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved