BIG BREAKING NEWS
Just days before a signature drive was slated to wrap up to force a Recall Election against her, controversial Carlsbad City Councilmember Cori Schumacher today announced her resignation from office.
“Today is a big win for the citizens of Carlsbad and removes a toxic presence from Carlsbad city government,” said Carl DeMaio, Chairman of Reform California – the organization that launched the Recall campaign against Schumacher.
Schumacher destroys jobs and hurts our kids.
As Carlsbad struggled with Covid-19 lockdowns, Cori Schumacher made matters much worse. Instead of seeking to help those who were struggling to survive, Schumacher threatened working families and struggling small businesses with sweeping fines and enforcement penalties. Schumacher turned a blind eye to the suffering of our children and youth by aggressively fighting any attempt to reopen our schools.
Schumacher was found liable for harassment and retaliation.
Schumacher’s bad policies pale in comparison to her bad behavior. After a group of constituents began to criticize her poor performance on the city council and her bad policies, Cori Schumacher retaliated against them by filing a false report with law enforcement accusing them of making violent threats. Schumacher not only was defaming and slandering innocent individuals, but she diverted resources that should have been spent on legitimate victims of domestic violence.
In March 2021, a San Diego Superior Court judge found Schumacher’s accusations were false and without merit – and that her abuse of the court system to harass and retaliate against her constituents actually violated their Constitutional rights. As a result, the judge held her liable – and her misdeeds could now end up costing taxpayers more than $100,000!
Schumacher abused taxpayer funds for personal gain.
Cori Schumacher has a pattern of engaging in corrupt “pay-to-play politics” to reward her campaign donors. After receiving substantial financial support in her city council campaign from unionized trade and construction groups, Schumacher has relentlessly pushed to use project labor agreements (PLAs) to unfairly limit competition on city and county contracts to favor her supporters. Schumacher’s proposed PLAs hurt small businesses and minority, veteran, and women contractors and increase costs to taxpayers on projects by 25-30%. The little guy can’t compete and you pay more – but Schumacher’s campaign donors get rewarded.