Leaders in Wichita chastise 3 over plot to smear mayor
October 29, 2020
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Elected officeholders in Wichita are formally chastising three GOP officials over a plot to smear the Democratic mayor of Kansas' largest city and then try to shift the blame to a local Republican Party chairman.
The controversy stems from an ad published on YouTube during the mayoral election last year that falsely suggested that Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple was accused of sexual harassment when he served in the Kansas Legislature. In a recently released recording from last year, Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell, Wichita City Council member James Clen...