Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Calls The White House Press Secretary “Karen”
Written by B87FM on July 18, 2020
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot known as White Home Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany “Karen,” in response to criticism McEnany leveled at Lightfoot.
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McEnany described Lightfoot as a “derelict mayor” who’s “doing a really poor job at defending her streets.” She complained in regards to the mayor’s lack of curiosity in searching for federal assist to fight gun violence in Chicago.
“Hey, Karen. Watch your mouth,” Lightfoot wrote on twitter in response to the assertion.
President Donald Trump has additionally been crucial of how town has responded to the crime price in Chicago. “I write to you in the present day to name your consideration to and urge motion on the devastating violence in Chicago. Whereas I’ve been heartened to see crime reductions nationally the previous couple of years, I’ve been horrified by the continued violence on this nice American metropolis,” Trump wrote in a letter to Lightfoot.
“I don’t want management classes from Donald Trump,” Lightfoot mentioned in response.
As of July 12, there have been 385 murders recorded in Chicago throughout 2020. In 2019, the homicide price solely reached 260 throughout the identical interval.
Trump has additionally referred to Chicago as being “worse than Afghanistan.”
In Might, Lightfoot mentioned, “I’ll encode what I actually need to say to Donald Trump. It’s two phrases: It begins with ‘F’ and it ends with ‘U.’”