De La Isla lashes out at LaTurner over ad


Democratic Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla on Tuesday lashed out at Republican congressional rival Jake LaTurner for campaign rhetoric that casts her as a radical who wants to defund the police.

With two weeks left before the general election, the 2nd District congressional hopeful called a news conference Tuesday where she criticized the Republican treasurer for crafting an ad campaign aimed at undermining her credibility on law enforcement.

"I would be damned if I let my daughters watch somebody lie about me and me sit down and take it because it is the proper thing to do in politics . . .


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