Anthony Weiner leaves halfway house: 'It's good to be out'
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Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday completed his stay at a residential reentry facility in New York City after his release from prison for sending sexual text messages to a minor. 

“It’s good to be out,” Weiner told the New York Post. “I hope to be able to live a life of integrity and service. I’m glad this chapter of my life is behind me.”


Weiner was transferred to the halfway house in the Bronx in February after he was released from the Federal Medical Center in Devens, Mass., one of just two sites that offer residential treatment for sex offenders.

Weiner reported to prison in November 2017 after pleading guilty to one count of the transfer of obscene materials to a minor. His sentence stipulated that he pay a $10,000 fine, take part in a treatment program and face online supervision upon his release.

A New York judge last month ordered Weiner, who served in Congress for almost 12 years, to register again as a Level 1 sex offender with low risk of offending again.

Weiner will be registered on the list for at least 20 years and will be forced to notify police of any changes to his address.

The sentence came years after Weiner resigned from Congress in 2011 for sending a lewd picture to a college student.