Anthony Weiner gets 21 months in prison in sexting case

New York( CNN) Former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in federal prison for sexting with a minor.

In addition to the prison term, Weiner also was sentenced to three years of administered exhaust.

Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York stated that Weiner’s sentence carried greater importance because of his previous political career.