Former Congressman Mark Foley (R-FL) interrupted a vote on the floor of the House in 2003 to engage in Internet sex with a high school student who had served as a congressional page, according to new Internet instant messages provided to ABC News by former pages.
ABC News now has obtained 52 separate instant message exchanges, which former pages say were sent by Foley, using the screen name Maf54, to two different boys under the age of 18.
This message was dated April 2003, at approximately 7 p.m., according to the message time stamp.
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Maf54: I miss youTeen: ya me tooMaf54: we are still votingMaf54: you miss me too
The exchange continues in which Foley and the teen both appear to describe having sexual orgasms.
Maf54: ok..i better go vote..did you know you would have this effect on meTeen: lol I guessedTeen: ya go voteâ€¦I don't want to keep you from doing our jobMaf54: can I have a good kiss goodnightTeen: :-*Teen:
According to another message, Foley also invites the teen and a friend to come to his house near Capitol Hill so they can drink alcohol.
Teen: are you going to be in town over the veterans day weekend Maf54: I may be now that your comingMaf54: who you coming to visitTeen: haha good stuffTeen: umm no one really
Maf54: we will be adjourned ny thenTeen: oh goodMaf54: byMaf54: then we can have a few drinksMaf54: lolTeen: yes yes ;-)Maf54: your not old enough to drinkTeen: shhhâ€¦Maf54: okTeen: that's not what my ID saysTeen: lolMaf54: okTeen: I probably shouldn't be telling you that huhMaf54: we may need to drink at my house so we don't get busted