U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner will step down from his position in Congress, according to a report in the New York Times.
Weiner, who revealed earlier this month that he had sent a series of lewd photos and messages to as many as six women across the country, reportedly has told House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of his plan to resign.
Weiner plans to address the media at a senior center in his district at 2 p.m.
In Forest Hills, constituents weren't waiting for the Congressman's announcement to let their opinions fly.
Resident Bernadette Jackson made it clear in no uncertain terms that she thought Weiner needed to go.
"Grill him up and put him on the bun," she said.
Some, like constituent Matthew Connolly, didn't feel the Congressman got a fair shake.
"Democrats should have stood up for him," Connolly said.
Constituents also took to social networking to talk about the scandal, including Twitter user @lizwood1982, who said, "I don't care what [Weiner] does with his personal life. But I do care that it's screwing with my district!"
There has been intense pressure on Weiner to leave his seat since the revelation, with everyone from Pelosi to .
, public opinion had
So far, there has been no comment from the Queens County Democrats or their chairman, U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley on the issue.
More on the story as it becomes available.
Additional reporting by Lori Gross