Baltimore City Council Calls On Mayor Pugh To Resign

Contributed by the Baltimore Sun

This morning, the Baltimore City Council called on Mayor Catherine Pugh to resign.

The 14 council members sent a concise and direct two-sentence letter to Pugh on Monday morning urging her to step down. Copies of the letter were sent to acting Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, City Solicitor Andre Davis, Pugh’s chief of staff Bruce Williams, and Baltimore’s senators and delegates in the General Assembly.

“The entire membership of the Baltimore City Council believes that it is not in the best interest of the City of Baltimore for you to continue to serve as Mayor,” the council members wrote to Pugh. “We urge you to tender your resignation, effective immediately.”

The following council members signed the letter: Council members Zeke Cohen, Brandon M. Scott, Ryan Dorsey, Bill Henry, Isaac “Yitzy” Schleifer, Sharon Green Middleton, Leon F. Pinkett III, Kristerfer Burnett, John T. Bullock, Edward Reisinger, Eric Costello, Robert Stokes Sr., Shannon Sneed and Mary Pat Clarke.

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