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(Afro) — In a recent closed executive session with D.C. Council members, the son of Mayor Vincent Gray’s former chief of staff admitted that he handed his resume to his mother for a job and, approximately one month later and without an interview, was offered a city position.  The admission added more validity to hiring missteps which the administration said they made during transition as well as allegations of nepotism which have beset the Gray administration.  Nicholas Hall, the son of former Chief of Staff Gerri Mason Hall, told council members Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) and David Catania (I-At-Large) that he was given an offer letter with a listed salary of $55,000 to work for the Department of Parks and Recreation. But he said he was never interviewed for the position.  Gerri Hall was fired by Gray on May 17, the first major removal of an administration official amid the growing controversy over the hiring of political appointees.

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