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The police, who had been "made aware of an alleged contact" between Weiner and the girl, also reviewed content on her computer.
On the afternoon of June 6, 2011, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called for an investigation by the House Ethics Committee to determine "whether any official resources were used or any other violation of House rules occurred".
On May 19, 2017, Weiner pled guilty to one count of transferring obscene material to a minor.
His wife, Huma Abedin, filed for divorce prior to Weiner's guilty plea.
Weiner also said he could not say "with certitude" that the photo was not of him.
He suggested that the image might be doctored, saying, "Maybe it did start being a photo of mine and now looks something different or maybe it is from another account." had been monitoring Weiner's communications with women for at least three months.