Top Hillary aide Human Abedin separating from husband

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Top Hillary aide Human Abedin separating from husband

NEW YORK, Aug 29 (APP): Huma Abedin, a top campaign aide to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, said Monday that she had decided to separate from her husband, former Congressman Anthony Weiner.
Abedin, 40, is a Michigan-born Muslim-American raised in Saudi Arabia by a Pakistani mother and an Indian father.
The announcement about separation followed a New York Post report detailing allegations that Weiner had conducted sexually explicit communications with yet another woman on the Internet.
After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband, Abedin said in a statement that has been published by multiple media outlets.
Anthony and I remain devoted to doing what is best for our son, who is the light of our life. During this difficult time, I ask for respect for our privacy.
Weiner, who also mounted an unsuccessful mayoral campaign in New York City in 2013, did not immediately comment on the announcement.
The Democrat resigned from the House of Representatives in 2011 after accidentally tweeting a photo he intended to send to a woman online.
Weiner was defeated in the mayoral election after a new series of photos and messages he exchanged were leaked by the woman he sent them to. His failed mayoral bid was documented in the movie Weiner, released earlier this year.
His latest sexually explicit communications were revealed in a Post article published on Sunday night. The paper described a series of messages Weiner reportedly sent to a woman over a period of 19 months.
The correspondence included one shot of Weiner lying next to his young son.
Abedin and Weiner were married in 2010 at a wedding officiated by former President Bill Clinton. They have a 4-year-old son, Jordan.
Meanwhile, Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate, weighed in shortly after the announcement saying that Abedin made the correct choice, but questioned whether Weiner had access to classified information. It is not immediately clear where that question stems from.
Huma is making a very wise decision. I know Anthony Weiner well, and she will be far better off without him, Trump said in a statement.
I only worry for the country in that Hillary Clinton was careless and negligent in allowing Weiner to have such close proximity to highly classified information, he said.
Who knows what he learned and who he told? It’s just another example of Hillary Clintons bad judgment. It is possible that our country and its security have been greatly compromised by this.