Anthony Weiner is asking a judge to keep him out of prison

Attorneys for the disgraced former city Congressman say Weiner should be spared from prison because of a “deep sickness.”

Weiner pleaded guilty back in May to sexting with a 15-year-old girl in North Carolina.

His lawyers also pinned blame on the girl, who told investigators she wanted to influence last year’s Presidential election.

Weiner’s estranged wife Huma Abedin was a top aide to Hillary Clinton.

The two also appeared at divorce hearing on Wednesday.

In a letter to the judge, Weiner said he regrets his actions.

He was registered as a sex offender earlier this year.

He faces more than two years in prison when he’s sentenced later this month.

Source: NY1.com

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.