US lawmaker Weiner to step down

BBC News

US lawmaker Anthony Weiner has told friends that he plans to resign his seat in Congress after an internet sex scandal, US media have reported.

Mr Weiner cited pressure from his Democratic colleagues as the reason for his decision, the New York Times said.

He has been under pressure after lying about a series of online chats with women in which he sent lewd photos.

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