Trial begins in White Plains mayor's domestic abuse case
Opening arguments began today in the domestic abuse trial of White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley.Bradley's attorneys tried to make the case that he was, in fact, the victim and not his wife.
Click "NEXT" below the video player for questions being raised about whether Bradley is fit to serve as mayor.
Bradley was charged with domestic abuse after he allegedly threw hot tea on his wife, Fumiko, and slammed her hand in a doorway. He then allegedly attempted to pressure her into not pressing charges.
A neighbor of Bradley, who claimed to be a confidant of Bradley's wife, said the mayor attempted to harass and intimidate her into not testifying after she allegedly confided the details of the abuse to the neighbor.
While the trial continues, some are wondering if Bradley is fit to serve as mayor. Members of the City Council have declined to comment since the case is ongoing. Officials did say, however, that since he is only charged with misdemeanors, he would not be automatically removed from office if convicted.
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