LA City Council Set to Weigh Censuring de León, Cedillo after Committee Vote


The Los Angeles City Council’s Ad Hoc Censure Committee Wednesday voted 5-0 on a pair of motions to censure Councilmen Kevin de León and Gil Cedillo for their roles in the City Hall racism scandal — forwarding the motions to the full council for expected votes later Wednesday morning.

“In most people’s memories, it’s the first time there has been a censure motion heard against a councilmember,” Council President Paul Krekorian said at a briefing on Tuesday.

Wednesday morning’s approval by the committee, chaired by Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson, was the first step of the day toward formally admonishing the two embattled councilmen, who continue to hear relentless calls for their resignations.



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