Huma Abedin Announces Split From Anthony Weiner

Announcement comes in the wake of his latest sexting scandal.
2:09 | 08/29/16

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Transcript for Huma Abedin Announces Split From Anthony Weiner
Saying she is now leaving her husband Anthony Weiner after a brand new sexting scandal makes the headlines and good afternoon I'm David Navarro. And I'm Shirley now look at Abbott dean a top aide to Hillary Clinton released a statement about thirty minutes ago announcing her decision to separate from the former congressman. Political reporter Dave Evans and union square would all the details Dave. This is really a mass for the Clinton Campaign and with only about 75 days to go before Election Day this is really the last thing that the Clinton Campaign needs as commission. This morning. Whom Aberdeen released a statement if we could go ahead and take a look now at that statement and what she said this morning about the separation. It reads after long and painful consideration. And work on my marriage I have made the decision to separate from my husband. Ant the and I remain devoted to doing what is best for our son. Who is the life of our lives the statement goes on during this difficult time I ask for respect for our privacy. This statement comes as the New York report. New York Post reports today that Weiner has been texting once again with a forty year old woman this time sending suggestive tax. Including a photo of his toddler son supposedly taken next to an underwear photo his crotch that is according to the New York Post. Aberdeen is one of Hillary Clinton's top advisors and would likely serve in the Clinton White House if Clinton is elected on November 8. For years now many have wondered why Aberdeen stayed with Winger for so long despite his promises to stop sexting. He admitted to People Magazine article from a couple of years ago that he had sought therapy and at one time Weiner was a leading candidate to become mayor of New York City when this issue first came to light. We understand that Anthony Weiner right now is upstairs at his apartment here on Irving place near union square. We believe that whom admitting a top advisor to Hillary Clinton is with Clinton right now at a fund raiser in the Hamptons but again late this morning she released a statement saying that she and Anthony Weiner. Are separating. We will keep a poster for now putting live near union squared it up and channel seven Eyewitness News.

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