(NBC) – Embattled former Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner plead guilty on Friday in a Manhattan courtroom to charges stemming from sending explicit pictures to a minor.
Weiner, then 51 years of age, reportedly exchanged “obscene” text messages with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl in 2016.
Weiner’s sexual scandals cost him his political career and embroiled him and his estranged wife, top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedien, in a tumultuous F.B.I. investigation ahead of the 2016 election.
A judge is set to sentence Weiner on September 8th.Read more here.