Mayor’s live mic moment in the bathroom amplified in council chambers

WASHINGTON — Always turn off your mic when leaving the council dais — that’s the takeaway from this viral video from Georgetown, Texas, in which the town’s mayor leaves for a bathroom break during a public meeting.

After Mayor Dale Ross leaves the room, Mayor Pro Tem Rachael Jonrowe takes the floor, in hopes of discussing a critical issue, antibiotic-resistant disease. But she struggles to maintain her serious tone — and composure — as the mayor’s live mic lavatory visit is amplified throughout the room.

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