Fletcher would consider run for mayor if Filner resigns

Fletcher would consider run for mayor if Filner resigns


SAN DIEGO – Nearly a month after several former supporters of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner asked him to resign amid sex harassment claims, former Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher chimed in.

Fletcher appeared on Fox5 Thursday offering his opinion on the future of Filner in the mayor’s office.

“We are a great city and we have a mayor that is an international embarrassment. Which is why so many of us have called on him to resign,” said Fletcher, who previously tweeted that he called Filner requesting him to resign.

Mayor Bob FilnerFilner has so far rebuffed numerous calls for his resignation from political and business leaders, including seven of the nine members of the City Council, the San Diego County Democratic Party Central Committee, former Mayor Jerry Sanders, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Assembly Speaker John Perez, D- Los Angeles and Senate Majority Leader Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento.

Over a dozen women have come forward…

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