Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson turns back after President Donald Trump neglected the city, saying the "national narrative" about Chicago violence was not true. (October 28)
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump still does not want to leave his political feud with the city of Chicago and his police chief.
"Chicago will never stop its crime wave with the current Chief of Police. It just won't happen! "Trump tweeted on Friday, four days after the resumption of hostilities with the city on the issue of violence in the Wind City.
" Worldwide, they talk about Chicago – Afghanistan is a safe place to compare, "Trump said during a speech to
Trump often turns Chicago into a political bag, citing in particular the extent of his killings.
Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson, the subject of Trump's anger, responded to Trump's anger. said the president was wrong
"The national narrative that Chicago is a city on fire is simply not true," said Johnson, who boycotted Trump's speech over his previous criticisms of the city.
Noting that Chicago police spent all day defending Trump, only to be criticized publicly by him, Johnson told reporters: "What we need to keep our focus, is the fact that Chicago has made progress in the last few years. "
With his hammer Friday, Trump seems to be responding to a cable interview with Fox & Friends. During the program, the Presidential Police Order of Chicago's Kevin Graham criticized Johnson for not attending Trump's speech.
"He is the president of the United States," he said. "And the reality of this is I have often sat down to listen to speeches that I didn't care about and I certainly didn't go out on them."
In his tweet, Trump said, "Thanks to Kevin Graham and all the GREAT Chicago cops with whom I just had the privilege of meeting. Great potential for fighting crime if allowed to do your thing! "
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