The calls say, in part, that the Ward 1 Council member is immoral. Council member Graham told NBC Washington that the robocalls make factual errors. Council member Graham also said that the robocall violates federal law.
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 probihits automated calls that do not identify the source of the call and provide contact information for the caller. The Ward 1 robocalls do neither.
There are at least two robocall scripts, and they appear to be related.
Both the FBI and Metropolitan Police Department are investigating the source of the robobcalls.