Skip to comments.Pressure mounts for Oregon Rep. David Wu to resign
Posted on 07/23/2011 4:05:00 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
U.S. Rep. David Wu spoke briefly to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Saturday after Pelosi's meeting at the White House to discuss the federal debt ceiling.
The substance of the conversation was not disclosed, but congressional sources familiar with the thinking and attitude of congressional leadership said it's likely that Pelosi told Wu to resign and to step down soon.
Other Democratic leaders are expressing the same desire, according to those familiar with the deliberation.
In June, Pelosi released a statement calling on former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., to step down after a similar Saturday conversation. Weiner's offense -- sending lewd pictures of himself via Twitter -- was far less severe than the one Wu is alleged to have committed. Even so, when Weiner's case became a public firestorm, Pelosi quickly called for his resignation. Weiner had told her of his plan to get treatment and to take the leave.
(Excerpt) Read more at oregonlive.com ...
Say, as an aside, did Weiner actually ever formally resign?
Now he has the street cred to run for governor. Maybe CNN can hire him.
Yes, but he walked away with a totally awesome, taxpayer paid retirement package - complete with a going away bonus! The guy is now rolling in dough! Ching ching $$$$.
First I’ve heard of this. Better turn on MSNBC.
Can someone tell me what this is about? The gist of the story was somehow left out of the lead post.
Maybe Alcee Hastings will make a trio..
You can tell it is a democrat when the article DOESN’T identify party affiliation at the first mention of any politician that is a negative story (that can’t be ignored/swept under the rug).
Thanks for the info....why am I not surprised?
I guess I missed the news....disgusting!
I’m suspect since the “victim” of this alleged sexual encounter wasn’t distraught enough to report it to authorities AT THE TIME IT HAPPENED!
Even though Wu is a ‘Rat, and an adulterer (which is grounds for removal in itself), this charge is
Whadda yo talking about?
Didn’t you read REP Wu?
I love how they always do that!
You may already be a Weiner.
If I have pressure on my wu, I’m seeing a doctor.
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