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Concerned citizens discuss removing George Cushingberry

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DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

A leadership forum was held Saturday. A handful of concerned citizens and stake holders in Detroit's District 2 are considering how to remove George Cushingberry from office.

Click on the video player to watch Randy Wimbley's report.

Cushingberry has only been on Detroit's City Council for about 2 months and he's been embroiled in controversy, the allegations almost too many to count. Several lawsuits have been filed against him. It would take at least a year to remove Cushingberry from office by petition and it's doubtful City Council members will boot him. But, Lee Gaddis says Cushingberry is just part of a larger problem, a lack of leadership in Detroit and an uninformed electorate that puts bad politicians in office.

Stay with Fox 2 and myfoxdetroit.com for continuing coverage.

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