It’s been a rough go of it for Mike Yenni, a Republican who leaves office January 8 after serving only one term as Jefferson Parish president. Yenni’s political future seemed bright four years ago after he was sworn into the same office his grandfather and uncle once held. Yenni chose not to run for a second term despite coming from one of the most prominent and well-regarded political families in Jefferson Parish history. It was a wise choice. Yenni had little chance of winning reelection. Our Views: It’s past time for Mike Yenni to move on; his ugly era in Jefferson is almost over The Mike Yenni era in Jefferson Parish unofficially ended last week, less than four years after voters promoted the former Kenner mayor to a p… In 2015, Yenni sent graphic, sexually charged texts to a then-17-year old Jesuit High School student. Yenni wrote that he wanted to see the 17-year old wear underwear he bought him and see him naked. Yenni also told the teen he wanted him to perform an oral sex act on him. The texts first became public in September 2016 after the teen released them to WWL-TV.Yenni’s reputation took another hit after… Read full this story
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