This latest revelation, though similar in substance to the earlier ones, is probably the most damning – especially if the girl told him that she was 15 and a sophomore in high school, as the report alleges.
In a statement to the Daily Mail, Weiner acknowledged his personal issues but questioned the veracity of this particular report.
"In terms of criminal liability, his is pretty minor," Hochheiser tells Rolling Stone.
"We have laws against manufacturing, distributing and possessing sexual performances of children.
But raunchy texts and despicable behavior don't always rise to levels of crime in New York City."On the other hand, Petrus does acknowledge the very real danger in asking a minor to engage in a sexual act over the Internet.