California councilwoman's new hire said mayor, city manager should be 'terrorized for rest of your life'

萨克拉门托市议员 Katie Valenzuela, who represents the city’s District 4, 上周在 Facebook 帖子中宣布聘用斯凯勒·亨利. 亨利, 谁共同主持渐进式播客 “声音” 河城,” 一个 “Leftist news & truth-to-power commentary,” will be leading Valenzuela’s efforts on responding to constituents and digital media, she told Fox News.

You should be terrorized for the rest of your life. You should never be able to leave your house, if that is how you are going to use your position to govern,” Henry recently said of 它的. 吉尔斯顿电影院, D-Ariz. “The same thing sort of applies with the mayor and city manager of this city.

Henry did not immediately respond to a Fox News request for comment.

The hire has concerned some who felt Henry was sympathetic toSactivistsfollowing demonstrations outside the homes of local officials. 在一个点上, the group circulatedWantedposters lettered in bloody calligraphy on social media with pictures of Police Chief Daniel Hahn and City Manager Howard Chan, according to a March 28 letter signed by Valenzuela and other city leaders denouncing the targeting of Chan’s home.

The demonstration outside his home triggered a large police response and rebuke from civic leaders and business and civil rights groups, 的 洛杉矶时报 已报告.

Valenzuela said Henry made the remark before working for her while citing his 第一修正案 对.

He’s expressed a willingness to work with the same colleagues that he was talking about in that quote,” she told Fox News. “I’m looking forward to see what he can do inside city government.

Following the demonstrations, Hahn countered that some of the incidents were a form ofdomestic terrorism,” 根据《泰晤士报》.

If you look up the definition of terrorism, it says it’s using violence or intimidation for political gain,” 他说. “In my opinion some of these incidents, the way they are trying to provoke fear, are domestic terrorism.

In a joint statement to Fox News, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Chan, the city manager, said council members are responsible for hiring their own staff.

Neither the Mayor’s office nor the City Manager’s office has a part in that process,” 声明说. “The Council member is the appointing authority.

Valenzuela said Hahn’s language directed at the protesters was equally inappropriate as Henry’s.

I think we need to own all on sides and hopefully move forward to solutions together,” 她说.