Full coverage: Eric Garcetti is tapped to be U.S. ambassador to India
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who has led the city during a period of booming development, a worsening homelessness crisis and a devastating pandemic, is President Biden’s nominee to become ambassador to India, the White House announced Friday.
If confirmed by the Senate, Garcetti would become the first L.A. mayor to voluntarily leave office before the end of his term in more than a century.
India was a favored nation under Trump. Will those ties change under President Biden and what role does ambassadorial nominee Eric Garcetti play?
It’s not easy being L.A.’s mayor. With Eric Garcetti poised to leave for India, experts debate what the city needs in a successor.
Angelenos reacted to the news about the mayor being tapped by the Biden administration to be U.S. ambassador to India, following months of speculation.
President Biden selected Eric Garcetti to become U.S. ambassador to India. Garcetti would step down as L.A. mayor after Senate confirmation.
The L.A. City Council can appoint an interim mayor or call a special election. The council president would serve as acting mayor in the meantime.
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti isn’t directly addressing the India ambassador reports, but when asked about what would qualify him for the post, he said being an elected official involves “daily diplomacy.”
Does governing a city as unwieldy as Los Angeles make Garcetti the perfect candidate for ambassador to India?
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti is on the short list for a post in the Biden administration as the U.S. ambassador to India, and questions are swirling about what might happen next.
Homelessness has worsened, housing is unaffordable, and we’re saddled with the 2028 Olympics. Eric Garcetti’s record in L.A. isn’t good.
President Biden is expected to announce that he will appoint L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti as ambassador to India.
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti may be nominated by President Biden to be ambassador to India, Axios reported.