06/13/2011 08:53 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

HuffPost's Alex Wagner Discusses Anthony Weiner On 'Hardball With Chris Matthews' (VIDEO)

HuffPost's Alex Wagner appeared Monday on MSNBC's 'Hardball with Chris Matthews' to discuss Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.).

Wagner explained that for the Democratic party, the Anthony Weiner scandal has "now become a question of leadership as the RNC would have it ... the chair of the RNC is saying, this is a problem with Democratic leadership, they can't control their caucus. Which is the last thing Nancy Pelosi wants right now."

Describing Weiner's future career options, Wagner said that Weiner's seat in Congress "is all he has. He probably doesn't have the mayorship of New York anymore, that dream is gone. This is all he has and I think, as much as anything, he needs to hold onto this for his own sanity. I mean, he's lost everything effectively if he gives up this seat."


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