California mayor resigns after sparking furor with email about officer-involved shootings
A city hall leader in Southern California surrendered Thursday night after drawing backlash over a comment in an emailed statement.
A city hall leader in Southern California surrendered Thursday night in the wake of attracting reaction over a remark a messaged proclamation.
"I don't accept there's ever been a decent non-white individual executed by a cop," the email from James Stewart, city hall leader of Temecula, Riverside County, had said.
Stewart at first accused the messaged comment, dispersed Wednesday, on a blunder in a discourse to-content interpretation of his directed remarks, the Valley News of Riverside County revealed.
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Yet, on Thursday evening, following reaction in the city of around 115,000 inhabitants, 74 miles southeast of Los Angeles, Stewart picked to step down.
He declared his abdication in a Facebook post.
"I comprehend that even my sincerest statements of regret can't cure this circumstance. Since activities express stronger than words, I will step down as your Mayor and City Council Member, from this point forward," Stewart wrote to some degree. "It has been a genuine respect to serve this extraordinary City and its residents. My adoration for Temecula and its occupants is past articulation."
In a past post, Stewart composed that he as often as possible uses discourse to-content for his messages due to dyslexia. In any case, he attested that a mistake happened in the email that drew backfire.
"Tragically I didn't set aside the effort to edit what was recorded," Stewart composed on Facebook. "I totally didn't state that. What I said is and [sic] I don't accept there has ever been an ethnic minority killed by police, on setting to Temecula or Riverside County. I totally didn't state 'great' I have no clue about how that sprung up."
A few respondents on Facebook communicated an ability to pardon the civic chairman, however others were less ready to excuse the city hall leader, the Valley News announced.
"For what reason are you utilizing voice-to-talk orders for a discussion of this greatness?" one analyst inquired.
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Another called the city hall leader's email "detestable."
Reached by the paper Thursday, Stewart said he was disappointed that the circumstance exploded into a discussion.
"It's extremely dismal that someone who has no history of bigotry can be marked a supremacist with one misrepresent," Stewart said. "With the goal that's extremely sort of my entire thing. Everyone's marked me as a supremacist, when I have no history of this."
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