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Garcetti’s Handling of LA Harassment Imperils His Job as India Envoy

  • Senators question LA mayor’s handling of charge against aide
  • Democrats as well as Republicans express reservations
Eric Garcetti
Eric GarcettiPhotographer: Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg

President Joe Biden’s nomination of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as ambassador to India is in peril with some Democrats as well as Republicans raising questions about his handling of a sexual harassment case in his office.

Republican Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa has blocked the nomination and said he won’t lift it until he gets a full report on allegations that Garcetti ignored complaints about sexual harassment in the mayor’s office.