Anthony Weiner Leave Of Absence Granted By Congress

06/13/2011 08:37 pm ET | Updated Aug 13, 2011

WASHINGTON -- The House has approved without objection a two-week leave of absence for embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner.

Weiner's request was approved by unanimous consent at the close of legislative business Monday night.

The New York Democrat is receiving treatment at an undisclosed location after becoming embroiled in a sexting scandal.