D.C. Deputy Mayor Chirs Geldart has resigned following an alleged assault incident at a Virginia gym, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced during a press conference on Wednesday. Former Deputy Mayor Chris Geldart met face-to-face with Bowser Wednesday, and she accepted his resignation.
DC Deputy Mayor Chris Geldart resigns assault charges
Mayor Muriel Bowser announces that she accepted his resignation Chris Geldart is out as D.C.’s deputy mayor for public safety and justice after a personal trainer alleged in a criminal complaint that the city official assaulted him and questions emerged over whether he was violating the requirement that cabinet members reside within city limits. D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) announced that she had accepted his resignation Wednesday afternoon.
DC Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Out After Assault Charge Scrutiny Over Residency
D.C.’s deputy mayor for public safety, who was charged with assault in Virginia and faced questions about where he lives, is out after a meeting with Mayor Muriel Bowser, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.
Chris Geldart, top D.C. public safety official out of job after assault claim
Former Deputy Mayor Chris Geldart met face-to-face with Bowser Wednesday, and she accepted his resignation.
I’m saddened to say that I have accepted the resignation of Deputy Mayor Chris Geldart, but I am proud of the work that we have done together over the last eight years, and I am immensely grateful to Chris for his service to the city,” Bowser said.“We both agree that the focus should be on the big issues affecting D.C.,”.