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Huma Abedin says she was sexually assaulted by a US senator around 2005

Huma Abedin has claimed in her forthcoming memoir that she was sexually assaulted by an unnamed US senator. 

The longtime Hillary Clinton aide and estranged spouse of former congressman and convicted intercourse offender Anthony Weiner wrote in her new e book ‘Both/And: A Life in Many Worlds,’ out subsequent week, that she was capable of put the incident out of her thoughts for years.

It was not till Christine Blasey Ford was testifying about her alleged assault by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in 2018 that the reminiscence resurfaced. 

She didn’t identify the senator or his political celebration.  

Abedin wrote about a Washington dinner, someday after Donald Trump’s wedding ceremony to Melania in 2005, earlier than she was with Weiner. She and Weiner married in July 2010.

Abedin wrote that she attended the dinner with out Clinton, then-senator from New York, with ‘a few senators and their aides,’ based on a copy of the e book obtained by The Guardian.  

Huma Abedin is seen with Hillary Clinton in May 2005 – around the time that she was sexually assaulted by a senator

Abedin is pictured with Clinton in 2008, while she was still a senator for New York

Abedin is pictured with Clinton in 2008, whereas she was nonetheless a senator for New York

Abedin, pictured in April 2016 with Clinton on the presidential campaign trail, has written a new book. In it, she reveals she was sexually assaulted by a senator

Abedin, pictured in April 2016 with Clinton on the presidential marketing campaign path, has written a new e book. In it, she reveals she was sexually assaulted by a senator

‘I ended up strolling out with one of many senators, and shortly we stopped in entrance of his constructing and he invited me in for espresso. Once inside, he informed me to make myself snug on the sofa.’

She mentioned the senator took off his blazer, rolled up his sleeves and made espresso earlier than sitting beside her on the sofa. 

Abedin, born in Michigan to Indian and Pakistani parents, grew up in Saudi Arabia. Her book is titled Both/And: A Life in Many Worlds

Abedin, born in Michigan to Indian and Pakistani dad and mom, grew up in Saudi Arabia. Her e book is titled Both/And: A Life in Many Worlds

‘Then, immediately, all of it modified. He plopped right down to my proper, put his left arm around my shoulder, and kissed me, pushing his tongue into my mouth, urgent me again on the couch.

‘I was so completely shocked, I pushed him away. All I wished was for the final 10 seconds to be erased.’

She mentioned that the senator appeared shocked however apologized and mentioned he had ‘misinterpret’ their relationship. 

Abedin mentioned she then plotted tips on how to go away ‘with out this ending badly,’ because the senator requested her if she wished to remain. 

‘Then I mentioned one thing solely the twentysomething model of me would have give you – ‘I’m so sorry’ – and walked out, making an attempt to seem as nonchalant as attainable.’ 

Abedin, now 45, mentioned that she saved her distance from the senator ‘for a few days,’ however finally bumped into him on Capitol Hill. 

He requested her on the time in the event that they have been nonetheless buddies, and she nodded. She wrote that Clinton then got here as much as be a part of them. 

Huma Abedin attends the 2021 Met Gala on September 13

Huma Abedin attends the 2021 Met Gala on September 13 

The Clinton aide mentioned that the reminiscence of the sofa incident was suppressed till she examine Ford ‘being accused of ‘conveniently’ remembering’ her alleged assault. 

Ford claimed Kavanaugh assaulted her at a gathering in highschool, Kavanaugh claimed such an incident by no means occurred and was nonetheless confirmed to the bench.

Abedin’s estranged husband has had his personal repeated intercourse scandals, considered one of which concerned sexting with a 15-year-old woman – messages which have been solely revealed by DailyMail.com in 2016, resulting in his arrest.

Weiner, 56, served 18 months in federal jail for the offense, and he and Abedin separated that very same year after the offense. 

Weiner and Abedin married again in 2010, in a star-studded ceremony at a Long Island mansion, officiated by President Bill Clinton, and through which Hillary Clinton known as the bride the closest factor she needed to a second daughter.

Abedin and Weiner are pictured in November 2015, at a fashion gala in New York City

Abedin and Weiner are pictured in November 2015, at a trend gala in New York City

Abedin and Weiner are seen in September 2017, in Manhattan Civil Court, for a hearing in their divorce case

Abedin and Weiner are seen in September 2017, in Manhattan Civil Court, for a listening to of their divorce case

Abedin and Weiner are seen together after doing the school run with their son Jordan in October 2019

Abedin and Weiner are seen collectively after doing the college run with their son Jordan in October 2019

But the couple’s high-powered political union hit troubled waters the next year.

Weiner stepped down from his seat in New York’s ninth congressional district in 2011, after he by chance tweeted a crotch-shot of himself in his underwear to the general public, on his official web page. 

Abedin writes within the e book that she was ‘stuffed with rage’ and ‘surprised to the core’ when Weiner confessed to her in 2011 that he by chance posted a crotch image in his gray boxers on Twitter, after convincing her for a week that it was ‘the work of a hacker.’ 

She was newly pregnant with their son on the time and was touring regularly with Clinton, then Secretary of State. 

Weiner by chance posted the {photograph} on his feed as a substitute of sending it as a direct message to a lady he’d been flirting with on Twitter. 

Abedin and her husband Anthony Weiner in 2013, two years after the crotch picture scandal when he unsuccessfully ran for Mayor

Abedin and her husband Anthony Weiner in 2013, two years after the crotch image scandal when he unsuccessfully ran for Mayor 

This is the photo Weiner accidentally posted on Twitter. He intended to send it to a woman as a private message. The unedited version showed the outline of his penis

This is the photograph Weiner by chance posted on Twitter. He supposed to ship it to a lady as a non-public message. The unedited model confirmed the define of his penis

He first informed Abedin that it was ‘the work of a hacker,’ which she believed, then after a week informed her what had actually occurred.

”’What’s improper?” I requested,’ she wrote.

‘And then, similar to that, life as I knew it was formally over. “It’s true,” he mentioned. “I sent the picture… 

‘I was simultaneously filled with rage and stunned to my core. It felt like a bolt of lightning had struck me and run straight through my body,’ she wrote. 

I was simultaneously filled with rage and stunned to my core. It felt like a bolt of lightning had struck me and run straight through my body

At the time, Weiner was a Democratic Congressman for New York. He resigned within a few weeks of the scandal, then ran unsuccessfully for New York City mayor twice, in 2005 and 2013.

In 2016, DailyMail.com revealed that he had been sending lewd text messages to a 15-year-old girl that included more explicit photographs. 

He served 18 months in prison before being released from jail in 2019. 

Abedin announced in 2016 that she planned to separate from him but the pair has yet to finalize their divorce. 

In her memoir, Abedin told how she’d been traveling with Clinton and was staying at Buckingham Palace in the weeks before the crotch picture scandal erupted. 

She had just discovered she was pregnant and wrote a letter to Weiner from the room where she was staying at the palace, saying: ‘Dear Anthony – Is it possible for any two people to be happier or more blessed? Some days, I cannot believe it. 

‘We must remember to be grateful to God that He has given us so much. I love you. Huma Weiner, May 24, 2011.’ 

The investigation into Weiner's devices began when DailyMail.com revealed that the disgraced congressman had an online sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl for months and sent her lewd messages and pictures

Weiner sent the girl (pictured), who has not been named, to dress up in 'school-girl' outfits for him on a video messaging app and pressed her to engage in 'rape fantasies'

The investigation into Weiner’s devices began when DailyMail.com revealed that the disgraced congressman had an online sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl for months and sent her lewd messages and pictures 

When the scandal exploded, Abedin said she was most upset when she learned The New York Times planned to report on her pregnancy.

She said she went into Clinton’s office and sobbed. 

‘“I wanted to tell you myself,” was all I may get out earlier than I burst into tears. 

‘She walked me over to the window seat, sat with me, rubbing my again, making an attempt to reassure me, telling me time and again that it was going to be okay. I was crying so loudly that her assistant Claire Coleman closed the door to the outer office…

‘After I don’t understand how lengthy, once I caught my breath, HRC requested, “Do you still want to go on this trip?”

“I think it’s important for me to do my work,” I mentioned, blowing my nostril.

“I think it would be good for you to go, too,” she mentioned,’ Abedin wrote. 

Abedin stuck by Weiner. The pair is shown last year in New York City. She announced in 2016 that she planned to separate from him, but they have not finalized their divorce

Abedin caught by Weiner. The pair is proven final year in New York City. She introduced in 2016 that she deliberate to separate from him, however they haven’t finalized their divorce 

Huma is still close with Clinton. They are shown in the Hamptons earlier this year

Huma remains to be shut with Clinton. They are proven within the Hamptons earlier this year

She went on the journey with Clinton and was surprised when she was informed by a White House staffer that then-President Barack Obama wished to speak to her. 

‘A telephone name with the president of the United States to speak about my personal humiliation? It was greater than I may bear. “Please just tell him I am so sorry for embarrassing the administration.”’ Abedin wrote. 

She mentioned she ‘did not acknowledge’ the person who despatched the crotch tweet. 

‘I didn’t know that Anthony. The Anthony I knew was so many issues, however not that.’ 

Once in ‘the Emirates,’ she went to her lodge room to search out her mom and brother ready. ‘Hillary’ had organized for them to be there, she mentioned. 

‘HRC and Cheryl joined us after a whereas, and the dialog turned towards the infant, my maternal well being, and plans for the long run. One the place Anthony’s place was unsure,’ she wrote. 

 Both/And: A Life in Many Worlds is due out November 2, 2021.

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