Nancy Pelosi Calls Anthony Weiner's Sexting 'Reprehensible'

Top-ranking Democrats have called for the New York mayoral candidate to drop out of the race.
1:59 | 07/25/13

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Transcript for Nancy Pelosi Calls Anthony Weiner's Sexting 'Reprehensible'
And now to the newest controversy for the man who wants to be new york's mayor, anthony weiner, who resigned from congress over a sexting scandal. Many looking at what he told "people" magazine and then what followed days later. Abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl tonight. Reporter: How bad are things for anthony weiner? Today, he couldn't even say how many women he has sent sexually explicit messages and photos to. It's not dozens and dozens. It is -- it is six to ten i suppose. But I can't tell you absolutely what someone is going to consider inappropriate or not. Reporter: And how many after weiner, a democrat, left congress in disgrace, promising it had all stopped? I don't believe I had any more than three. Reporter: Weiner's wife, huma abedin, a longtime confidant of hillary clinton, offered an emotional defense of her husband tuesday, but hasn't been seen with him since. I wonder all the time what i did to deserve such an amazing woman. Reporter: When weiner posed with his wife and baby last year, he told "people" magazine, "every day since this has happened, I've tried to become a better person. A husband that huma deserves." Days later, he was at it again. But after his first scandal broke, we saw how adamant and combative weiner can be when lying. Is it inappropriate for a member of congress to be following young women on their twitter accounts not even from their district? You have several young women in your account. You, 40,000 people follow you and you only follow a couple of hundred? You know, that's outrageous. It's really outrageous is the implication is outrageous. Do you really think that's a fair question? This is a twitter hoax. A prank that was done. Reporter: Today, nancy pelosi -- the highest ranking woman official in the country, and a long-time democratic ally of wiener's, forcefully condemned him, calling his behavior reprehensible, disrespectful of women, and worst of all, that he doesn't have a clue. Now to the other headline developing tonight, dorian on

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