Rep. Nikki Tsongas (D-MA) called on Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) to resign from Congress, joining a growing public call for Weiner to step down from his Democratic colleagues.
The AP reports Tsongas said through an aide that “it would be appropriate” for Weiner to resign following revelations that he had multiple virtual relationships with women across the country over the past three years.
Tsongas is just the latest Democrat to say it’s time for Weiner to go. Earlier Wednesday, Rep. Allyson Schwartz (PA) called on Weiner to leave, as did Sen. Mark Pryor (AR).
Late Wednesday afternoon, the New York Times added to Weiner’s mounting political problems when it reported his wife is pregnant.
Late Update: The AP reports Rep. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) is also calling on Weiner to step down.