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Behavior and I have engaged in over many years as wrong.
My failure to respect women.
In the intimidating contact conduct I engage in -- times.
It -- undermine what I have spent my whole professional life doing and working on.
And that is fighting for equality and justice.
For all people.
The headline in the local newspaper out there the union Tribune.
CDO union Tribune there's a big breaking banner on their website -- a steady -- I wanna show you this.
-- Look at this breaking -- -- taking leave.
To seek treatment today.
-- about taking leave.
He's just setting up shop in the treatment center.
He will continue to be mayor for those two weeks and will be briefed each morning and each evening on city business.
Mayor filter will enter treatment and continue to run the city.
Despite democratic leaders telling him go away.
-- Jonathan Hunt I've you know these kinds of things happen from time to time but this is some.
Melts it's it's hard to find anybody I think who is an absolutely stunned by or mass illness has just said you look across and the reaction cost wouldn't.
At -- absolutely staggering what are you reading I'm Radiohead did several things it just people as expressing complete and -- -- shock.
That he would admit to doing.
So many of these things admit -- all of this kind of inappropriate behavior -- the product of another air and dismiss it as if that.
Excuses it and then refused to resign and a somebody tweeted as well ship therapy it -- so well for Anthony Weiner.
-- the union Tribune has a right through now it's just come through ought to read this and thanks to the folks in the union Tribune they've been covering this from the beginning.
Mayor Bob -- -- who has faced a chorus of calls for his resignation over sexual harassment allegations.
Announced Friday that he would be taking time off to seek therapy but would remain in office.
Yes semantics I suppose but he's not taking time off.
He's is -- office over there to the treatment center.
Filter has been under siege for two weeks but the scandal intensified over the past five days.
And seven women have gone public with accusations he made unwanted sexual advances including -- -- groping and derogatory comments.
Fill -- city plans -- two weeks of intensive counseling.
-- -- behavior counseling clinic on August the fifth quote words alone are not enough -- said during that news coverage just watch I'm responsible for my conduct.
The mayor's statement -- and beyond talk about the technical problems.
Before the announcement support for -- had continued to erode.
Friday as the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee committee and the San Diego LG BT community center's board called for his resignation.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz who's the chair of the DNC call the allegations of sexual misconduct -- filled her quote reprehensible.
Quote there is no place for this type of conduct in the workforce it workplace and certainly not in our city halls and public offices.
For the good of the city of San Diego I call on -- -- film -- to resign said wasserman Schultz.
The congresswoman from New York well.
This isn't your -- thought is she's actually from Florida.
-- that they have that she's from Florida times union Tribune but -- on that.
Delores Jacobs is the exit chief executive of the LG BT senator out there.
Issued a statement saying -- organization's board quote condemns in the strongest possible terms.
The victimization of any discrimination against women -- quote.
Meanwhile the women -- -- hired to run the city's commission for arts and culture announced that she was quitting his administration.
Quote I cannot in good conscience remain part of the -- administration.
Denise Montgomery said in the statement released last night.
The local democratic party's central committee voted 34 to six last night.
In favor of -- resignation six of nine members of City Council have publicly called for him to step down along with numerous former allies -- -- Own troops are surrounding him.
And -- dizzy -- do it.
You know -- this isn't the second mayor in North America.
Who is holding his city hostage is a mayor in Toronto who's been accused of -- smoking crack.
Who also refuses to address it and refuses to step down in both cases it's absolutely disgrace.
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