Mayor Eric Garcetti: From the Ground Up


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Fresh off of an announcement that he would not seek the U.S. presidency in 2020—as well as the fall of his beloved Los Angeles Rams in last week’s rather forgettable Super Bowl—Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made his way to Washington to tout a slate of bipartisan, comprehensive infrastructure priorities in front of Congress. While here, he dropped by the pod to fill us in on what he’s been up to. The short answer: a lot. Garcetti sat down with Ed and Daniella to discuss how his city remains a progressive model on a number of issues; he also explained that while there may be some bipartisan consensus or movement in Congress around issues such as infrastructure, immigration, and criminal justice, the foundations are being laid at the local level.

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