Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Thursday that he turned down an offer to work in the administration of President-elect Joe Biden so he can focus on the city as it grapples with record-breaking surges in the coronavirus pandemic.
“There were things on the table for me but I said to (the Biden administration) very clearly … I need to be here now,” Garcetti told reporters during a live-streamed news conference from his home. “I want to be here and I need to be here.”
Read the full article. Garcetti did not specify which posts he have may have been offered.