He also apologized to his victim, "whom I mistreated so badly". He admitted exchanging online messages with the girl beginning in January 2015 and "sharing explicit images and encouraging her to engage in sexually explicit conduct".
He has agreed not to contest his prison sentence (which could be as long as 27 months) when he returns to court on September 8. She said that Weiner, then 51, carried out a monthslong sexually explicit conversation with her in which he asked her to undress and sent her semiclothed photos of himself. "I hope she knows she didn't do anything wrong", she told Inside Edition.
"I hope he goes to jail", Leathers told Inside Edition Friday, after the disgraced former congressman pleaded guilty to sexting with a minor.
"I have a sickness, but I do not have an excuse", the former Democratic congressman said.
The girl and her father reportedly did not want to press charges because she believed the relationship with Weiner was consensual.Читайте также: Detroit Tigers hit back-to-back-to-back home runs against Rangers
Preska set sentencing for September 8.
Arlo Devlin-Brown, an attorney at Covington & Burling, said Weiner accepted "full responsibility" for his "inappropriate" actions, adding that Weiner would not further address the matter.
Acting Manhattan US Attorney Joon H Kim praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the special victims' division of the New York City Police Department.
Abedin, a top aide to former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, was not present at Friday's hearing.
Weiner ran for New York City mayor in 2013 before the second sexting scandal hit. That discovery led to the surprise announcement in late October by James Comey, then the FBI director, that the bureau was conducting a new investigation into Clinton's handling of official email, an inquiry that ended two days before the election, with no charges brought. Her continued anonymity set off post-election online conspiracy theories among Clinton supporters that the teen was a plant by the Trump campaign or its Russian allies.
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