It didn’t take long for yet another Detroit City Council member to get in trouble with the law.
The probe was triggered by a conversation between Police Chief James Craig, the Rev. Horace Sheffield and political consultant Adolph Mongo.
Pugh may have escaped criminal charges, but now he faces a lawsuit against the teenager whom the council president paid for a nude video.
The deal, approved by a 6-3 vote, calls for selling 39 vacant parcels just north of downtown for $1.
Cushingberry lashes out after head of council security was removed from his job today pending an internal investigation.
Check out the encounter between Councilman Cushingberry and reporter M.L. Elrick.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter was trying to interview Councilman George Cushingberry outside of a public meeting when two cops grabbed Elrick.
Today’s election is a clear signal that council is digging in for a fight against the emergency manager’s authority and the bankruptcy proceedings – promises made on the campaign trail.
“So if you ever need extra cash,” Pugh texted, “keep that in mind.”