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Lincoln Project co-founder John Weaver admits sending ‘inappropriate messages’ to men

The truth is that I’m gay’: Lincoln Project co-founder John Weaver admits sending ‘inappropriate messages’ to men promising employment – and says ‘I have a wife and two kids who I love’ – but is now in an ‘agonizing place’

  • The letter from John Weaver, obtained by Axios , comes as several men have come forward this week sharing DMs the political adviser allegedly sent them
  • ‘To the men I made uncomfortable through my messages that I viewed as consensual mutual conversations at the time: I am truly sorry,’ said Weaver
  • Weaver is married with two kids but admitted to being gay in the letter
  • The allegations against Weaver grew in prominence after right-wing political commentator Ryan James Girdusky posted a cryptic tweet about former aide
  • Weaver, who took a medical leave of absence from the Lincoln Project last summer, will not be returning to the group following the allegations 

John Weaver, a longtime Republican aide and one of the co-founders of the Lincoln Project, has admitted to sending ‘inappropriate messages’ to men promising them employment.

The letter from Weaver, obtained by Axios, comes as several men have come forward this week sharing DMs the political adviser allegedly sent them.

‘To the men I made uncomfortable through my messages that I viewed as consensual mutual conversations at the time: I am truly sorry,’ said Weaver, who is married with two kids, but admitted to being gay in the letter. 

‘They were inappropriate and it was because of my failings that this discomfort was brought on you.’ 

The letter from John Weaver, obtained by Axios , comes as several men have come forward this week sharing DMs the political adviser allegedly sent them. Arizona Senator John McCain and Weaver pictured in 2021

'To the men I made uncomfortable through my messages that I viewed as consensual mutual conversations at the time: I am truly sorry,' said Weaver, who is married with two kids, but admitted to being gay in the letter

‘To the men I made uncomfortable through my messages that I viewed as consensual mutual conversations at the time: I am truly sorry,’ said Weaver, who is married with two kids, but admitted to being gay in the letter

Weaver, a former top aide for John McCain and John Kasich, lashed out at his accusers – claiming that they’ve grown in prominence because of animosity towards the Lincoln Project.

‘While I am taking full responsibility for the inappropriate messages and conversations, I want to state clearly that the other smears being leveled at me by Donald Trump enablers as a way to get back at the Lincoln Project for our principled stand against democracy are categorically false and outrageous.’

Weaver, who took a medical leave of absence from the Lincoln Project last summer, will not be returning to the group following the allegations.  

The allegations against Weaver grew in prominence after right-wing political commentator Ryan James Girdusky posted a cryptic tweet about former aide

The allegations against Weaver grew in prominence after right-wing political commentator Ryan James Girdusky posted a cryptic tweet about former aide

The writer soon began sharing multiple shots of DMs he was sent by various people claiming they had received from Weaver

The writer soon began sharing multiple shots of DMs he was sent by various people claiming they had received from Weaver

‘The project’s defense of the Republic and fight for democracy is vital,’ he said of the group, a high-dollar anti-Trump super PAC. 

The allegations against Weaver grew in prominence after right-wing political commentator Ryan James Girdusky posted a cryptic tweet about former aide.     

‘Maybe I should start talking about one of the founding members of the Lincoln Project offering jobs to young men in exchange for sex… his wife is probably interested,’ Girdusky said in the Saturday tweet. 

The writer soon began sharing multiple shots of DMs he was sent by various people claiming they had received from Weaver.

Others began posting their experiences too and soon Twitter was inundated with screenshots of DMs allegedly from Weaver. 

Others began posting their experiences too and soon Twitter was inundated with screenshots of DMs allegedly from Weaver

Others began posting their experiences too and soon Twitter was inundated with screenshots of DMs allegedly from Weaver



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