Seattle's embattled Mayor Ed Murray has told the Seattle Times he has no plans to resign, even after a new accuser has stepped forward with sexual abuse claims. (UPDATE--shortly after the news broke and this story was published, Mayor Murray resigned his position).
After Mayor Ed Murray said earlier this week he would not be resigning, one City Council member hinted it might be time to consider a "transition in executive leadership," meaning forcing out the Mayor who's facing sex abuse charges.
Jeff Simpson is a 49-year-old who, along with three others, claim Seattle Mayor Ed Murray abused him as a teen in the 1980's. Although Murray and his attorney strongly deny such accusations, shocking new documents have been found in the Oregon CPS (Child Protective Services) system showing offi…
The four men now accusing Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of paying them for sexual activity share a common thread, they've all had some troubles involving drugs and/or crime since their teens, but they also point a finger at the Mayor of Seattle.
One cannot help but notice that with all the controversy now surrounding Seattle Mayor Ed Murray over the big sexual abuse lawsuit, as well as other controversial policies, his opponent from 2013 has re-entered the political ring.
In the wake of the fatal shooting of a domestic violence suspect by Wapato police in July, now several hundred citizens are demanding the resignation of the mayor, because of social media comments he made at the time.