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Weiner on the run.... lol

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June 12, 2011 – Comments (1)

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_theticket/20110611/ts_yblog_theticket/nancy-pelosi-and-top-democrats-call-on-weiner-to-resign

 

Shortly after, Weiner's office announced that the embattled New York Democrat had decided to enter a treatment program, saying he "needs this time to get healthy and make the best possible decision" about his future.

"Congressman Weiner departed this morning to seek professional treatment to focus on becoming a better husband and healthier person," Weiner's office announced. "In light of that, he will request a short leave of absence from the House of Representatives so that he can get evaluated and map out a course of treatment to make himself well."

 

Heres  a novel idea ??  how about once being a real man  ??  resign no  golden parachutte, no severance, no pension, no insurance,   in fact please leave the country.

"It is with great disappointment that I call on Rep. Anthony Weiner to resign," Wasserman Schultz's statement read. "The behavior he has exhibited is indefensible and [his] continued service in Congress is untenable.  This sordid affair has become an unacceptable distraction for Rep. Weiner, his family, his constituents and the House--and for the good of all, he should step aside and address those things that should be most important--his and his family's well-being."

The developments came a day after it was revealed Delaware police questioned a 17-year-old girl about her Twitter exchanges with the embattled lawmaker. Weiner insisted late Friday his dealings with the girl were "neither explicit nor indecent"—a statement the girl's family backed up in an interview with the New York Times. But apparently the report was the final straw for Weiner's Democratic colleagues, who say they can no longer defend the disgraced congressman.

Pelosi, who initiated an House ethics investigation into Weiner's activities earlier this week, had refused as late as yesterday to call for her colleague's resignation. But she, too, reversed course Saturday.

 

Weiner has repeatedly insisted he won't leave Congress, citing the support of his constituents and his wife, Huma Abedin. On Monday, the New York Democrat admitted he'd lied about risqué online relationships with six women he had met on Facebook and Twitter.

Is this the best the Demi rats can do ????  maybe his pay grade isn't high enough ?  should Barack dump  Biden and name this  guy the new  Vice  Resident ????

 

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#1) On June 12, 2011 at 3:01 PM, L0RDZ (79.12) wrote:

The U.S. House of Representatives can expel a member. Yep, 2/3 vote, and Wiener is done!
Once expelled, there is no appeal. No appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, no appeal to the Executive Branch, nor the Senate. He would be booted out!

The Constitution (Article 1, Section 5 (2)) states: "Each house may determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behavior, and, with the concurrence of two-thirds expel a member."

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