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Probe: LA mayor 'likely knew' about alleged sex misconduct

Eric Garcetti
Posted at 10:46 AM, May 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-11 13:46:05-04

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A top Senate Republican released an investigation Tuesday that concluded Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti “likely knew or should have known” that a former top adviser was allegedly sexually harassing city employees.

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley's office investigated and released a 23-page report that appears to contradict the mayor’s assertion that he was unaware of any inappropriate behavior.

The White House issued a statement calling the report a partisan hit job. It was released as the Senate considers Garcetti's nomination to become ambassador to India.

The nomination by President Joe Biden has languished for months.