Weiner Still Not Resigning

by Andrew Stiles

Some reporters here in Washington are so convinced Rep. Anthony Weiner (D., N.Y.) is going to announce his resignation Friday afternoon that they’ve already prepared a “career obituary” to run immediately after it happens. But despite everything to come out since he admitted wrongdoing at a press conference Monday — more calls for his resignation from Democrats, the leak of an X-rated photo, the revelation that his wife is pregnant — Weiner tells the New York Post he has no plans to step down any time soon:

In an exclusive interview with The Post, Weiner, 46, said the sexting scandal that has plagued him for the past week is not reason enough to give up his House seat.

“I’m not,” Weiner said when asked by a Post reporter whether he planned to resign.

Weiner also said he planned to get back to work after spending Wednesday holed up in his Forest Hills home.

“I’m going to get back to work as best I can,” he said.

“I betrayed a lot of people and I know it and I’m trying to get back to work now and try to make amends to my constituents, and of course to my family of course,” he added. “I’m going to go back to my community office and try to get some work done.”

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