News broke from the Washington Post last week that Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans threatened WMATA officials in order to hide the results of their investigation into his ethics violations. This comes after previous revelations that Evans leveraged his political positions to gain personal consulting gigs.
Additionally, investigators claim that two other members of the WMATA board, DC appointee Corbett Price and federal appointee David Horner, blocked public disclosure of Evans’ actions. Since the news last week, most of Evans’ Ward 2 challengers have publicly condemned his actions. . . .
Grossman called for Evans to resign from the DC Council, stating “This vindictive harassment and constant deception by Jack Evans to prevent the public from learning about his corruption is unacceptable.”
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