Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Is Going To Give A Public Statement Any Minute Now


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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford


Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has called a news conference just hours after admitting to smoking crack cocaine.

The embattled mayor told the Toronto Sun earlier on Tuesday that he is not stepping down or taking a leave.

You can watch the press conference live here. Ford is due to speak just after 4 p.m.

We'll be updating this post as Ford speaks.