Rep. Anthony Weiner Admits Lewd Photo Was His, Apologizes for Lying, Says He Won’t Resign


Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY) admitted this afternoon that he sent a lewd photo to a woman on Twitter and then lied about it after getting caught. Weiner said that he had intended to send the photo as a private message but lied to the public after being caught:

"I panicked, I took it down and said that I had been hacked."

Weiner also admitted that he had similar relationships with six other women over a number of years. Earlier today, conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart published a number of other revealing photos.

Weiner said he would not be resigning. Nancy Pelosi has called for an ethics investigation....

Watch the first part of his press conference, AFTER THE JUMP...