Katz Exclusive: Candidate Fred Glynn Addresses Allegations of Bribery in Carmel Mayoral Race
Last week, the Hamilton County Democratic Party requested an investigation into claims of bribery involving Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard’s re-election campaign, after Republican candidate Fred Glynn came forward with allegations that he had rejected an offer of $140,000 in campaign cash from political consultant Dan Hennessey, Glynn's campaign manager at the time, to exit the May 7th primary race.
A March 21 Current article reported that the offer was made after Hennessey met in February with Hamilton County Republican Chairwoman Laura Campbell and Allan Sutherlin, a consultant for Brainard's campaign. Campbell, however, told The Current that Hennessey was the one who asked for $140,000 to get Glynn to drop out.
Hennessey later advised Glynn via text message that he had accepted an offer of $40,000 to leave Glynn's campaign and become a consultant for the Brainaird campaign.
Fred Glynn spoke with WIBC host Tony Katz Thursday about the allegations. Click the link below to hear the full interview.