“I needed some time to recover from this situation that hit me like a tsunami,” Pugh told the Free Press.
A friend and trainer of Charles Pugh urged Detroiters not to draw conclusions about the council president’s whereabouts and said Pugh would return to office.
Not even Pugh’s office or colleagues know where the president is, causing confusion and slowing the legislative process.
In an unusually candid interview, Council President Charles Pugh acknowledged he was not cut out for politics.
I decided to do what Pugh wouldn’t: Find out what’s really going on.
Council President Charles Pugh has stopped eating – and you can watch it live. “I’m on a hunger strike!” he declared on his Facebook page this afternoon. The city’s first openly gay councilman is joining others statewide on a one-day hunger strike to call attention to the inequalities facing gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transexuals. […]
Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh has said repeatedly he is not running for reelection. But that didn’t stop him from holding at least two fundraisers last year with builders and developers who do business with the city, according to campaign finance reports, some of which only became available recently because of tardy filings. At […]