Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti crisscrossed the country last year, arguing that LA is setting an example by boosting the minimum wage and investing in public transit, in contrast to the dysfunction of DC. But if Garcetti runs for president, he could also face uncomfortable questions about another topic: Why are FBI agents seeking evidence of bribes, extortion and money laundering possibly involving L.A. city officials? And why are two of his appointees -- one current, one former -- being scrutinized in that probe?

Two months after FBI agents raided the home and offices of City Councilman Jose Huizar, no one has been arrested and no charges have been publicly filed. But as new details emerge about the probe, the investigation could nonetheless be a drag on Garcetti's presidential aspirations.



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Rut roh!

#1 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-01-15 03:26 PM | Reply

Witch hunt. Fake news. Total hoax.

#2 | Posted by bored at 2019-01-16 02:15 AM | Reply

Besides those being investigated are just covffee boys.

#3 | Posted by bored at 2019-01-16 02:17 AM | Reply

Garcetti shouldn't run for President. He wouldn't win.

I wouldn't be surprised if he accepted bribes. Welcome to politics.

I could also see this as being a witch hunt sent by Donnie "Los Angeles is mean to me" Trump.

Guess time will tell.

#4 | Posted by ClownShack at 2019-01-16 03:20 AM | Reply

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