Late Tuesday, the controller appeared unrepentant for accepting the union support.
“A lot of people were telling me I needed to throw working people under the bus to win this race,” she said, and the crowd groaned. “That was never going to happen on my watch.”
For the record 10:08 a.m., May 22: An earlier version of this post misspelled the first name of state Sen. Curren Price as Current.
For the record 8:31 p.m., May 22: An earlier version of this post incorrectly identified Mitch O'Farrell as Eric Garcetti's chief of staff.