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Democrat Mayor in Massachusetts Refuses To Step Down After Arrest For Fraud

Jasiel Correia, the Democrat mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, is refusing to step down, despite the fact that he was recently arrested on fraud charges. This seems to be a recurring theme with Democrats.

FOX News reports:

Massachusetts mayor charged with fraud to fund lavish lifestyle refuses to step down

An embattled Democratic mayor from Massachusetts, who was arrested last week on suspicion of fraud and tax charges, is refusing to step down, calling his arrest “politically motivated” hours before city councilors pushed back a debate on how to handle the matter.“

I am presumed innocent until proven otherwise,” Mayor Jasiel Correia told reporters at a press conference at Fall River’s City Hall. “I will not allow political enemies to remove me from office.”

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