Trump Supports L.A.’s Olympic Bid, Mayor Garcetti’s Office Says

Mayor Eric Garcetti is shown speaking at an event earlier this year. (Credit: Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)

Mayor Eric Garcetti is shown speaking at an event earlier this year. (Credit: Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)

President-elect Donald Trump expressed his support for Los Angeles’ 2024 Olympic bid during a phone call with Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday.

Garcetti spokeswoman Connie Llanos said Trump spoke on the phone with the mayor in their first exchange since the Nov. 8 election.

Besides talking about the Olympic bid, Llanos said in a statement, the pair “had a productive conversation about ways to expand infrastructure investments and opportunities in communities across America.”

Llanos did not provide details about the tone of the call, how long the two men spoke, or what Trump said about immigration.

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