A Fox News interview with Anthony Weiner and Curtis Sliwa, who’re beginning a radio present collectively, received tense when host Sean Hannity opened up by asking Weiner if he has changed after serving 21 months in federal prison as a convicted intercourse offender.
Weiner paused earlier than saying, “Well, I think so.”
“I do not think anybody can undergo that form of expertise — and I think that is most likely true of people that have been by different kinds of adversity — I do not think you undergo that sort of expertise and never emerge changed,” Weiner added.
Weiner pleaded guilty to sexting a minor in 2017. He served 18 months of a 21-month jail sentence for sending obscene materials to a 15-year-old and was required to register as a intercourse offender for the remainder of his life. He was released in May 2019.
Weiner and Sliwa appeared on the present to advertise their new weekly radio present, The Left vs. The Right, however the interview primarily centered on Weiner and his character.
“That’s an obscure reply. Either you realize in your coronary heart when you’ve changed, or you realize in your coronary heart when you did not change,” Hannity stated. “Can you guarantee folks? Because you are going to now attempt to attract an viewers, and they’ll wish to know when you’ve changed. Have you changed?”
In response, Weiner stated listeners can “choose for themselves” and argued that he wasn’t making an attempt to steer folks to really feel a sure means about him.
“I’m not out to steer you or anybody else that I’ve changed. I’m doing a radio present, and folks can name and ask me questions,” Weiner stated. “No, I’m not making an attempt to make somebody like me or somebody be persuaded of any specific outlook on me.”
Sliwa additionally defended his co-host, saying Weiner is “a good discuss present host” and is “on stable floor.”
Both co-hosts have run failed New York City mayoral bids, and Weiner represented a New York City congressional district for a few years. Sliwa is also a chief of the Guardian Angels and has volunteered to patrol subway automobiles and sidewalks to assist cease violent crime.
Former Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin married Weiner in 2010, and so they have one son collectively. Abedin, who filed for divorce in 2017, displays in her memoir Both/And on the “rage” she felt after Weiner shared a lewd picture with the world.
An investigation into Weiner revealed proof regarding Clinton’s personal e-mail server, reopening an FBI investigation into Clinton simply weeks earlier than Election Day.
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