This is a rush transcript from "On the Record," June 10, 2011. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, FOX NEWS HOST: So what did Congressman Weiner do and how did he get caught? Here's what we know. Saturday, May 28th, the lewd photo was first reported by Biggovernment.com, a website run by conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart. Then next day, Sunday, May 29th, Congressman Weiner falsely claims his Twitter account was hacked and that someone used his account to send the lewd picture.
Two days later, Tuesday, May 31st, at a press conference the congressman becomes combative with reporters when he is grilled about the incident.
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REP. ANTHONY WEINER, D-N.Y.: If I were giving a speech to 45,000 people and someone in the back threw a pie or yelled out an insult, I would not spend the next two hours of my speech responding to that pie or that insult. I would return to the things that I want to talk about to the audience that I wanted...
QUESTION: All you have to do is say no (INAUDIBLE)
WEINER: And that is what I intend to do (INAUDIBLE)
WEINER: This is the tactic. The guy in the back of the room who's throwing the pie or yelling out the insult wants that to be the conversation.
DANA BASH, CNN CORRESPONDENT: But you were the one who said...
WEINER: I am -- Dana, let me...
BASH: ... that you were hacked.
WEINER: Dana --
BASH: And that's -- and that's a criminal -- a potential crime.
WEINER: Dana -- Dana, let me -- I'm going to have to ask that we follow some rules here. And one of them's going to be you ask the questions, I do the answers. That seem reasonable?
BASH: I'd love to get an answer.
WEINER: That would be reasonable, right?
WEINER: You do the questions? That'd be reasonable. You do the questions, I do the answers and this jackass interrupts me? How about that as the new rule of the game?
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VAN SUSTEREN: The next day, Wednesday, June 1st, Congressman Weiner does a series of interviews in his office, attempting to deceive the media by being cagey with his answers. One of the reporters he tried to dupe was our own Bret Baier.
BRET BAIER, HOST, "SPECIAL REPORT": Is this Twitter picture in question a picture of you?
WEINER: Well, let's remember this Twitter picture in question is a hack or a prank that someone posted on my Twitter page with someone else's name in it who says she never got it and doesn't know me and I don't know her.
We're trying to get to the bottom of where the picture came from and we're trying to get to the bottom of what it's of and who's it of. We're concerned about saying anything definitively. You know, pictures get manipulated. Pictures get dropped into accounts, and so we'd asked an Internet security firm and a law firm to take a hard look at this and try to come up with a conclusion about what happened and how we make sure it doesn't happen again.
BAIER: Is there a picture out there of you in your, well, drawers that you are worried about or you can't definitively say that it's not you?
WEINER: You know, here, we've been sitting down for a brief moment and you're already asking if there are pictures of me in my drawers. I mean, look --
BAIER: You invited us here.
WEINER: Well, you asked to interview me and I'm doing the interview.
BAIER: You invited all of the networks here to, I assume, clear up what was a very vague and evasive and combative meeting with reporters yesterday.
WEINER: Well, in fairness, I answered questions about this on Saturday. I answered questions about this on Sunday. I answered questions about this on Monday. And on Tuesday, when we were trying to figure out whether to put the full faith and credit in the United States government in jeopardy by a phony debt limit vote I did, I was, and I admit this. I was pretty contentious with reporters who wanted to talk about an Internet prank. And one of the things that I think we're trying to get to the bottom of exactly what happened. We asked a firm to come in and take a look at that. We're going to listen to what their advice is, whether any authorities should be brought in, how we make sure our accounts are secure. But I want to tell you that, you know, photographs can be doctored, can be manipulated, can be put in one account in another account and we're trying to --
BAIER: So it's possible it is you?
WEINER: What I will say is this, is that I know for a fact that my account was hacked.
WEINER: So --
BAIER: I mean hacked into, the account was hacked?
WEINER: Well, someone tweeted something saying they were me that wasn't me. You can choose whatever word you like. Call it hacked or prank or whatever you want to call it.
BAIER: Do you have suspicions of who did it?
WEINER: I'm not an expert at this stuff. I can tell you this, that we have asked some professionals who do this for a living for big companies to come and take a look at the situation. This wasn't on a government account. It wasn't a particularly -- you know, it wasn't a particularly dangerous thing.