Anthony Weiner’s Brother Catered a Clinton Fundraiser This Weekend

Anthony Weiner

Anthony Weiner/ REUTERS / Mike Segar

BY:

Hillary Clinton spent part of her busy fundraising weekend in the Hamptons eating food cooked by the brother of "perv" Anthony Weiner, who has been called "one of the great sleazebags of our time."

Jason Weiner, executive chef of the Almond restaurants in New York City and the Hamptons, provided the catering for an event held by entertainment lawyer Elliot Groffman on Sunday, according to a Politico report.

The Weiner family ties to the Clintons are well known. Anthony Weiner is married to one of Clinton's closest advisers, Huma Abedin. Their wedding ceremony was officiated by former President Bill Clinton.

This is not the first contribution made by the Weiner family to Clinton's campaign. Official campaign filings disclosed that $500 worth of office furniture had been given to the campaign by Anthony Weiner as an in-kind contribution.

Weiner's marriage to Abedin survived his sex scandal in 2011, in which he was caught sending sexual pictures to one of his Twitter followers. In 2013, he was caught sexting with multiple girls under the alias of "Carlos Danger."

Sydney Leathers, a main target of Weiner's sexual advances, says Jason Weiner attempted to strong-arm her into keeping quiet about her relationship with Weiner so that he could run for Mayor.

A close friend of Leathers told the New York Post that Jason Weiner contacted her to "see if she was going to be a problem."

"My impression was that he was trying to smooth her out, make sure there weren’t going to be any issues," said the friend. "I got the impression that Weiner and his brother were going around trying to find out if there was anyone who needed to be neutralized."

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump called Anthony Weiner a "psychologically disturbed … perv" and said he is "one of the great sleazebags of our time."

Despite accepting help from the Weiners, the Clinton campaign returned contributions made by porn mogul Larry Flynt.

Brent Scher   Email Brent | Full Bio | RSS
Brent Scher is a senior writer for the Washington Free Beacon. He graduated from the University of Virginia, where he studied foreign affairs and politics.

×
THE MORNING BEACON DAILY NEWSLETTER
MAKES IT EASIER TO STAY INFORMED
Get the news that matters most to you, delivered straight to your inbox daily.

Register today!
  • Grow your email list exponentially
  • Dramatically increase your conversion rates
  • Engage more with your audience
  • Boost your current and future profits