Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh has just informed her colleagues that mayoral accuser Sulaimon Brown is not cooperating with a council subpoena to hand over his phone, email and other records. Cheh says the council’s lawyer is currently “taking action” in D.C. Superior Court to have the subpoena enforced.
Former mayoral candidate and city employee Brown, you’ll no doubt recall, played hide-and-seek with the council’s process server a few months ago over a subpoena to appear in person before Cheh’s committee, which is investigating Brown’s claims that he was given cash and a promise of a city job last summer by the Gray campaign in return for bashing former Mayor Adrian Fenty at campaign events.
After his famous sunglasses-wearing appearance before Cheh’s committee, Brown said he wasn’t going to comply with her subpoena for records because he said it was too broad. And so it goes…