"We've got well over 10,000 signatures so far," said Gordly, in answer to a question about how far they have to go to reach the 32,000 signatures required to force a recall to the ballot. "I have an optimist gene I was born with. We still have 20 days."
In addition to rejecting the politics of doing anything it takes to get elected, Gordly said she had heard a lot of criticism from people signing the petitions over recent days about the policy choices and the values that inform those choices, here at city hall. She said Adams' lack of leadership and integrity are leading to "apathy and a lack of involvement" in city politics.
Breedlove reiterated that he felt the mayor had lied to the Attorney General about his kiss with Adams in a bathroom when he was 17. "He and I compared stories," he said. "Everything I said to the Attorney General was what we agreed on." "If I was gonna lie, I'd have said we'd had sex before I was seventeen." "I've not turned on him, he turned on me."
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