Nickles Not Inclined to Change Gears in 2nd Fenty Term

August 23, 2010 - 09:25 AM
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Don’t expect DC Attorney General Peter Nickles to engage in a Listening Tour should Mayor Adrian Fenty win a second term.

Nickles tells TBD he’ll continue the hard-charging style that has won him both praise and criticism. On “NewsTalk” Monday, Nickles was asked about the Mayor’s recent pledge to be more collaborative and about a recent website editorial accusing him of acting like “a despot.”

Part of his response is excerpted here:




Nickles did say that citizens who feel they’ve been ripped off – or can’t get the attention of other elected officials – to contact the Office of the Attorney General directly. “Call us!,” he said, looking directly into the camera for emphasis.

The Washington Post’s take on the exchange is here: 

Part 1 of our interview with Nickles re-airs Monday at 4pm, 6pm and 9:30pm.

Part 2 is here:


Tuesday at 10am: DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier answers viewer questions live.

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