In 1998, Weiner ran for Congress from New York's 9th congressional district, which was the seat held by his mentor, Chuck Schumer, who was running for the U. He was critical of the 2009 Stupak-Pitts Amendment to the health reform bill, calling it "unnecessary and divisive" and saying it would prevent health insurers from offering abortion coverage regardless of whether an individual uses federal funds to purchase an insurance plan.
In late July 2009, he secured a full House floor vote for single payer health care in exchange for not amending America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 in committee mark-up with a single-payer plan.
As a prominent Democratic opponent of the tax cut package passed by Congress, Weiner said Republicans had gotten the better of President Obama in the negotiations to reach an agreement on the 8 billion deal and said the Republicans turned out to be "better poker players" than Obama.
In May 2006, Weiner attempted to bar the Palestinian delegation from entering the United Nations. Y.) objected to a -billion arms deal that the Bush Administration had negotiated with Saudi Arabia because they didn't want to provide "sophisticated weapons to a country that they believe has not done enough to stop terrorism", noting that 15 of the 19 hijackers of September 11, 2001, were Saudis.
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During this difficult time, I ask for respect for our privacy." On September 21, 2016, the Daily Mail published an article claiming that Weiner had engaged in sexting with a 15-year-old girl from North Carolina, and devices owned by Weiner were seized as part of an investigation into this incident.
Abedin announced her intention to separate from her husband by stating, "After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband.The story is, did Murdoch know people were doing this? born September 4, 1964) is an American former Democratic congressman who represented New York's 9th congressional district from January 1999 until June 2011.He said: "Saudi Arabia is not deserving of our aid, and by arming them with advanced American weaponry we are sending the wrong message", and described Saudi Arabia as having a "history of financing terrorism" and teaching "hatred of Christians and Jews" to its schoolchildren.In July 2008, The New York Times characterized Weiner as one of the most intense and demanding of bosses.The newspaper described him as a person who often worked long hours with his staff and required them to be in constant contact via Black Berry.He frequently yelled at them and occasionally threw office furniture in anger.Weiner's past due fines, which spanned three years and totaled more than ,000, were among the highest uncovered by Roll Call and were paid in full shortly after publication of the article.On June 13, 2011, the New York Daily News reported that one of Weiner's vehicles, though it had been issued valid plates, was displaying expired plates that had been issued to another one of his vehicles.He added that the delegation "should start packing their little Palestinian terrorist bags", and went on to claim that Human Rights Watch, The New York Times, and Amnesty International are all biased against Israel. Weiner made the announcement outside of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Washington, stating, "We need to send a crystal clear message to the Saudi Arabian government that their tacit approval of terrorism can't go unpunished." The two intended to use a provision of the Arms Export Control Act to review the deal and pass a Joint Resolution of Disapproval.Weiner and several other members of Congress later criticized the Obama administration's proposal to sell over billion in arms to Saudi Arabia.