Republican called Anthony Weiner’s penis tweets “a distraction” and called for the far left democrat to resign.
Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) likes to take photos of himself naked at the US House gym. (TMZ)
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Democrat Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) called for Anthony Weiner to resign today.
CBS News reported:
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., called on Sunday for the resignation of Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., noting that his recent indiscretions were “a problem for the institution” of the Congress.
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In an appearance on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” Ryan, alongside Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., condemned the New York Democrat’s behavior, and said it was proving “a ridiculous distraction” in America.
“I feel so sorry for [Weiner’s wife] Huma and her family most of all,” Ryan told CBS’ Bob Schieffer. “But we’ve got to get this behind us because it’s a distraction. And so yes, he should resign. I don’t take pleasure in saying that because we’ve got important work to do and this is just a ridiculous distraction.”
Hoyer, too, said Weiner “has to consider” resigning. “I don’t see how he can proceed and effectively represent his constituency” in light of the scandal,” Hoyer said.