July 30th, 2013
01:52 PM ET

Filner Fights Back, and Wants Taxpayers to Help

Despite facing two dueling recall efforts to oust San Diego's embattled Mayor Bob Filner, he is refusing to step down.

Seven women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment against the mayor. He has apologized, but has not resigned.

“His lawyer is asking that the city not only defend Filner, but have taxpayers pick up the tab,” reports CNN’s Tory Dunnan.

Mayor Filner vows to undergo intensive counseling while continuing the city’s business.

“While Filner fights on, his foes remain adamant,” Dunnan says.

“One thing’s for sure, people will be gathering signatures to try to get the process moving forward while he's undergoing that counseling.”

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  1. martina

    Really funny when Cuomo almost calls him Pope Beck at the end of the video!! Ha Ha
    Whatever the pope does though dopesn't change its prophetic destiny. The United Nations is going to destroy religion along with the Catholic church. It's prophecy. you can't change what Jehovah God plans to do!
    July 30, 2013 at 1:29 pm | Reply
    9Moreover, do not call anyone ​YOUR​ father on earth, for one is ​YOUR​ Father, the heavenly One.10Neither be called ‘leaders,’ for ​YOUR​ Leader is one, the Christ.11But the greatest one among ​YOU​ must be ​YOUR​ minister.12Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted. (Matthew 23:9)
    9Inoltre, non chiamate nessuno padre vostro sulla terra, poiché uno solo è il Padre vostro, il Celeste.10Né siate chiamati ‘condottieri’, perché uno solo è il vostro Condottiero, il Cristo.11Ma il più grande fra voi dev’essere vostro ministro.12Chi si esalta sarà umiliato, e chi si umilia sarà esaltato.
    (Matteo 23:9)
    July 30, 2013 at 1:19 pm | Reply
    3“‘And when a man lies down with a male the same as one lies down with a woman, both of them have done a detestable thing. They should be put to death without fail. Their own blood is upon them.
    13“‘E nel caso che un uomo giaccia con un maschio come si giace con una donna, entrambi hanno fatto una cosa detestabile. Devono essere messi a morte immancabilmente. Il loro proprio sangue è su di loro.
    (Leviticus/Levitico 20:13)
    26That is why God gave them up to disgraceful sexual appetites, for both their females changed the natural use of themselves into one contrary to nature; (Romans 1:26)
    26Per questo Dio li ha abbandonati a vergognosi appetiti sessuali, poiché le loro femmine hanno mutato il loro uso naturale in uno contro natura (Romani 1:26)

    July 31, 2013 at 3:27 am | Reply

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