Will LaToya Cantrell be recalled as New Orleans mayor?
A campaign to recall New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is in its early stages, but appears to be gaining momentum as residents are feeling increasingly fed up with rising crime and the mayor's jet-setting lifestyle.
Does mayor Cantrell travel luxury or safety?
In a press conference last week, Mayor Cantrell stated that "my travel accommodations are a matter of safety, not of luxury…. I need to be safe as I do business on behalf of the city of New Orleans." Her security detail traveled in coach class on flights to both Milan Malpensa and Charles de Gaulle airports this summer.
Why are people signing petitions against Mayor Cantrell?
At petition signings city-wide, referred to as "parties" across social media and on nolatoya.org, citizens are pushing back after feeling forced into supporting Mayor Cantrell’s expensive international travel on taxpayer dollars and enduring her alleged gross negligence in managing violent crime.
What did Tucker Carlson say about Mayor Cantrell the night before?
The night before the Cantrell press conference, Fox News host Tucker Carlson bashed Mayor Cantrell in a feature on the growing frequency of carjackings across America. Carlson called out the city of New Orleans for not having enough police officers on the street and told a national audience: