YOUNGSTOWN — David Betras, a longtime friend and former law partner of Attorney General Marc Dann, said his pal’s biggest mistake was surrounding himself with yes-men.
“He didn’t have a person telling him, ‘Don’t do this,’” said Betras, who ran Dann’s attorney general campaign from its start until shortly after his May 2006 primary victory. “He needed someone like me — I could control him — to tell him no.”
The results of an internal attorney general’s office investigation of sexual harassment complaints categorized the office as unprofessionally run with a great deal of cronyism when it comes to hires. The results of the investigation were released Friday.
Dann, a Liberty Democrat, also acknowledged an extra-marital affair with a woman in his office. He did not name her.
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