Conyers’s wife accepted bribes, resigns from city council
While the letter simply stated her choice to vacate her position, the media reports that she was motivated by her recent poor decision to accept bribe money.
Media sources revealed that Mrs Coyers admitted to taking money from a company in exchange for her vote on a sludge cleanup contract.
Council president Ken Cockrel called for Coyers’ resignation, according to Detroit news ratio station WWJ 950. It was further reported that Cockrel said, “I am glad she did the right thing and resign from the Detroit City Council.”
He concluded, “We as a council and a city can move on and forward in focusing on the vital issues our city faces – and we will.”
The news source further indicates that Cockrel was confident that the council’s operations would not be interrupted even with this vacant position.
Meanwhile Congressman Coyers was quoted as saying he had nothing to do with his wife’s actions.
Remember Hot Headed Monica in 2008 threatened to shoot DeDan Milton:
Report: Monica Conyers made threat to Shoot DeDan Milton
Mayor’s aide files police complaint, but council member’s chief of staff says she was the one wronged.
February 15, 2008
DETROIT — An aide to Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick filed a police report Thursday claiming Monica Conyers, the short-tempered City Council president pro tem and wife of U.S. Rep. John Conyers, threatened to get a gun and shoot him at a city pension board meeting.
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