Internet Messages Show Foley Sought to Rendezvous with Page

In addition to explicit sexual language, former Congressman Mark Foley's Internet messages also include repeated efforts to get the underage recipient to rendezvous with him at night.

"I would drive a few miles for a hot stud like you," Foley said in one message obtained by ABC News.

The FBI says it has opened a "preliminary investigation" of Foley's e-mails. Federal law enforcement officials say attempts by Foley to meet in person could constitute the necessary evidence for a federal charge of "soliciting for sex" with a minor on the Internet.


In another message, Foley, using the screen name Maf54, appears to describe having been together with the teen in San Diego.

Maf54: I miss you lots since san diego.Teen:   ya I cant wait til dcMaf54: :)Teen:   did you pick a night for dinnerMaf54: not yet…but likely FridayTeen:   ok…ill plan for Friday thenMaf54: that will be fun

The messages also show the teen is, at times, uncomfortable with Foley's aggressive approach.

Maf54: I want to see youTeen:   Like I said not til feb…then we will go to dinnerMaf54: and then what happensTeen:  we eat…we drink…who knows…hang out…late into the nightMaf54: andTeen:  I dunnoMaf54: dunno whatTeen:  hmmm I have the feeling that you are fishing here…im not sure what I would be comfortable with…well see

Foley resigned Friday after ABC News questioned him about the Internet messages.

He says he has checked into a rehabilitation facility to deal with alcohol and behavioral issues.

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