Nancy Pelosi calls for Filner’s resignation

Nancy Pelosi calls for Filner’s resignation

SAN DIEGO — Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, Thursday became the latest prominent officeholder to call on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to step down in the wake of sexual harassment allegations.

The House minority leader made the call via a tweet to her nearly 368,000 followers, which read:

Last month, Pelosi said the mayor’s fate should be left in the hands of San Diegans.

Pelosi,-filner“What goes on in San Diego is up to the people of San Diego,” she told reporters at the time.

Filner was a 10-term congressman before he was elected mayor last November, serving with Pelosi for many years in Washington.

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