Oakland residents move to oust progressive leaders over rampant crime, homelessness: 'Chaos'

Oakland residents move to oust progressive leaders over rampant crime, homelessness: ‘Chaos’


Oakland, California, residents are moving to oust the city’s progressive leaders who have overseen a significant increase in crime and homelessness.

Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao (D), currently battling a recall effort, is entangled in an FBI investigation. Several city staffers were recently forced to turn over records to the bureau in response to a federal grand jury subpoena.

‘Oakland is in a crisis.’

For the first time last week, Thao addressed the news that law enforcement agents raided her home in June, repeatedly noting that she could not share much information due to the “ongoing investigation.”

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Thao will face a recall election in November after Oakland United to Recall Sheng Thao secured over 25,000 verified signatures ahead of the July 22 deadline. Those behind the recall effort have slammed

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