“To the men I made uncomfortable through my messages that I viewed as consensual mutual conversations at the time: I am truly sorry. They were inappropriate and it was because of my failings that this discomfort was brought on you,” Mr. Weaver told the news website.
The propositions sometimes were “coupled with offers of employment or political advancement,” according to the report.
Mr. Weaver described himself as struggling to reconcile his homosexuality.
“The truth is that I’m gay,” he said “And that I have a wife and two kids who I love. My inability to reconcile those two truths has led to this agonizing place.”
He took a medical leave of absence last summer from the Lincoln Project, which produced anti-Trump ads as part of a campaign to defeat him and clear the way for a resurgence of traditional Republicans.
“While I am taking full responsibility for the inappropriate messages and conversations,” Mr. Weaver said, “I want to state clearly that the other smears being leveled at me … are categorically false and outrageous.”
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