Report: Hillary Made 'Secret Deal' With Wife of Sexting Weiner

Image: Report: Hillary Made 'Secret Deal' With Wife of Sexting Weiner Potential presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and Huma Abedin wife of Former Democratic New York congressman and mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner.

Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 01:30 PM

By Drew MacKenzie

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Potential presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a "secret deal" with the wife of disgraced sexting politician Anthony Weiner to keep him under the radar, the New York Post reported.

Citing sources it didn't identify, the newspaper says that Clinton aides arranged with Huma Abedin to have Weiner "stay out of public life for two years [and] avoid causing any further embarrassment" to Clinton while she mulls a White House run in 2016.

Urgent: Should Hillary Run in 2016? Vote Now

Weiner, a former Democratic New York congressman and mayoral candidate, has been noticeably absent at recent public events attended by his wife, a longtime Clinton aide who’s been accompanying the former first lady on a tour to promote her book "Hard Choices."

Earlier this month, Abedin went solo to the Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner in Manhattan. Weiner has also been missing from a handful of New York galas and awards dinners attended by the Clintons, such as the Wildlife Conservation Society Gala this month and the Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence Gala in April.

A Clinton spokesman said the alleged secret deal was "1,000 percent absurd." But a source told the paper, "He has been put on notice by Clinton aides to keep a low profile and remain out of sight and out of trouble."

Weiner resigned from Congress in 2011 after sexting lewd photos of himself to a woman who was following him on Twitter. In 2013, Weiner joined the race to replace New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but pulled out after he repeatedly sexted under the alias "Carlos Danger" to a 22-year-old woman.

The Post said that Weiner has been keeping his "social media activity clean" while working as a consultant, appearing on NY1’s "Inside City Hall," and writing for various publications about politics.

Urgent: Assess Your Heart Attack Risk in Minutes. Click Here.

Related Stories:


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  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:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Tom Coburn: 'Chicken Little Scenarios' Follow TRIA Block

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 12:32 PM

Terrorism insurance will likely be unavailable in the new year and the few plans for such coverage that do remain will b . . .

Jeb Bush, in Boost to 2016 Bid, Resigns From Barclays

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 12:18 PM

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has cleared the way for a possible White House run by resigning his position at Barclays ba . . .

WaPo: Reid Made Judicial Picks Priority Based on Long-Term Value

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 11:59 AM

Democrats are betting on the long-term effect of seating as many federal judges as possible at the expense of leaving to . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

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