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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Howard Brooks
A veteran of D.C. government and politics who helped coordinate Mayor Vincent C. Gray's campaign in Ward 8, which voted heavily for Mr. Gray, said this week that official campaign workers were both aware of — and resentful of — what has come to be known as the "shadow campaign" of 2010.
A formal admission that members of D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's 2010 campaign team paid a minor candidate to bash incumbent Mayor Adrian M. Fenty — whether Mr. Gray knew it or not — has not upset the city's fragile relationship with Capitol Hill at this stage, an official said Wednesday.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray implored city residents to "let this investigation play out" after a second operative from his 2010 campaign was criminally charged Wednesday with lying to FBI agents investigating whether the mayor's campaign illegally provided cash to another candidate.
A second campaign operative working for Mayor Vincent C. Gray was charged Wednesday with one count of making a false statement to FBI agents who were investigating whether the mayor's campaign provided cash to another mayoral candidate.
Federal prosecutors dealt a major blow to D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Tuesday by validating high-profile claims by a minor 2010 candidate that Mr. Gray's campaign paid him to bash incumbent Mayor Adrian M. Fenty during the race.
A senior member of D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's campaign team in 2010 has been charged with destroying a spiral notebook that contained records of payments from the campaign to another mayoral candidate, according to court papers.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray has released a long-awaited record of the funds he raised and spent for his transition into office last year, revealing more than $30,000 in payments to the Maryland man at the center of an investigation into Mr. Gray's campaign activities.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will consider a bill Thursday that tightens hiring practices in D.C. government, even as the District considers its own reforms after some appointees landed jobs at city hall through nepotism and other fast-track channels.
A minor candidate in last year's D.C. mayoral race has told federal authorities that Mayor Vincent C. Gray handed him a list of talking points to use against the then-incumbent Adrian M. Fenty, according to a person with knowledge of the document.
There is "clear evidence" that Mayor Vincent C. Gray's administration engaged in cronyism, paid excessive salaries above legal caps and illegally hired the children of senior officials, according to a council committee's draft report.
The administration of D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray engaged in cronyism, paid salaries above legal caps and illegally hired the children of senior officials, according to the findings of a D.C. Council investigation released Tuesday.
A D.C. Superior Court judge's decision to allow a potential witness to invoke his Fifth Amendment rights has effectively ended the hearings into Mayor Vincent C. Gray's personnel practices, according to a D.C. Council memo.
The D.C. politician whose allegations wreaked havoc on the Gray administration before it ever got rolling, strode into city hall on Monday to finally give his on-the-record account about purported campaign payoffs and other electoral irregularities.
Questions about Mayor Vincent C. Gray's hiring practices aren't likely to go away as long as inconsistencies remain in the stories of those involved.
The D.C. Council on Tuesday sought a court order to bring in key witnesses who have ducked hearings on Mayor Vincent C. Gray's personnel practices.
Documents filed in U.S. District Court on Wednesday state that Howard Brooks lied to FBI agents when he told them on April 6, 2011, that he did not personally give money to "Candidate B," now know to be minor mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown.
Mr. Brooks has asserted his Fifth Amendment privilege to remain silent and avoid self-incrimination.