Mayor wants city to pay for legal expenses
San Diego City Council received a letter from Filner’s attorney Monday requesting the city to represent him and pay for legal expenses associated with a sexual harassment lawsuit, City Council President Todd Gloria announced Monday.
City Attorney Jan Goldsmith and City Council plan to discuss the letter and decide their next action Tuesday in a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. closed to the public.
Filner’s former communications director Irene McCormack filed a lawsuit a week ago claiming the mayor made several unwanted sexual advances and put her in a “Filner headlock.”
Since McCormack publically announced the lawsuit, six other woman have come forward with similar allegations. Among the others to accuse the mayor of inappropriate conduct are retired Rear…
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