the Daily News reports, James isn't ready to make an endorsement.
Garcetti and Greuel were likely persuasive in their entreaties to James, however, it's unlikely that they resorted to the tactics of failed DA wannabe and distant second place City Attorney wannabe Carmen Trutanich, who has been 'reaching out' to Greg Smith and Noel Weiss.
Sources inform the Dragnet that Trutanich met with both Smith and Weiss to beg for their endorsements. The meetings took place separately, but followed the same desperate pattern. Trutanich had his wife and son in tow, no doubt to try to make it difficult for Smith and Weiss to say 'No' to Trutanich's face. The former
While being confronted with Trutanich's wife and son made it uncomfortable for Smith and Weiss to tell Trutanich all the reasons why they are not going to sacrifice their credibility and reputations to support a man who has broken every promise he ever made, sources suggest both Smith and Weiss will follow the example set by Kevin James, and stay out of the endorsement game for the time being.
Oh, and before one of Trutanich's sycophants attempts to report the Dragnet for violating any intellectual property rights associated with 'Family Guy,' the Fair Use Doctrine permits use of copyrighted material for non-commercial works, especially where the purpose is to parody or satire a situation such as where, as here, Trutanich exploits his family.