Democratic Leaders Are Calling For Anthony Weiner To Resign

Whether he wants to or not, Democratic leaders are pressuring Congressman Anthony Weiner to resign, saying that the scandal that just. keeps. unraveling. is an "unacceptable distraction":

"Congressman Weiner has the love of his family, the confidence of his constituents, and the recognition that he needs help," Pelosi (D-San Francisco) said in a statement. "I urge Congressman Weiner to seek that help without the pressures of being a member of Congress."

Wasserman Schultz called Weiner's behavior "indefensible" and said that Weiner's "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," she said.

Nancy Pelosi, other Democrats increase pressure on Anthony Weiner to quit [LATimes]