California Attorney General Rob Bonta (D) stepped in Tuesday to stop the L.A. County Sheriff from investigating County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, a Democrat, for corruption after she claimed that Sheriff Alex Villanueva was acting on political motives.
As Breitbart News reported last week, L.A. County deputies raided and searched Kuehl’s home in Santa Monica pursuant to a warrant in an investigation of corruption. Kuehl has been accused by critics of giving a county contract to a donor and friend.
Kuehl accused Villanueva of being “out of control” and claimed she was the victim of a political vendetta. Villanueva and the L.A. County Board of Supervisors have clashed over “defund the police,” vaccine mandates, and policies on homelessness.
The Board has placed a referendum on November’s ballot that would allow it to fire the sheriff at will — even though the sheriff is an elected office. Villanueva, who is running for reelection this year, accuses the supervisors…