As Chicago is overtaken by violence, Mayor Lori Lightfoot blames guns and the coronavirus
Watch live: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot kicks off virtual Taste of Chicago
NEW: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is now blaming the coronavirus for her city's rising *murder* rate. How ridiculous — Democrats are unable to take responsibility for their obvious "leadership" failures ⬇️
"We've got to make sure that we continue to be focused on, what are the root causes of the violence?" says Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot about her city experiencing a spike in gun violence. "...We're seeing a manifestation of literally decades of neglect in certain neighborhoods."
"We need to make sure that we need to be focused on where the root cause is of the violence," says Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot about her city experiencing a spike in gun violence. "We are seeing a manifestation of literally decades of neglect in certain neighborhoods."
Irresponsible outrageous and stupidity. Those are three of the words Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot used to describe a crowded boat cruise in Chicago this weekend. She promised there would be consequences. @vincegerasole reports.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to Aldermen worried about looting and rooting in the city: “You’re 100% full of sh*t.”
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to people breaking social distancing orders: “We will shut you down, we will cite you and if we need to, we will arrest you and take you to jail.”
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is wandering the streets in a group of people — not 6 feet apart, harassing people for being outside. She gets called out: “You’re talking about ‘go home’, you go home!” What’s with these politicians breaking their own rules?
Great to see Chicago’s historic mayoral race between two highly qualified candidates. Congrats to our next mayor, Lori Lightfoot—and Toni Preckwinkle campaigned hard and did us proud. I know that with our city’s heart and Lori’s leadership, Chicago’s best days are still ahead.
Chicago makes history as Lori Lightfoot becomes its first black, female mayor