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President Donald Trump is providing to “ship within the Feds” if Chicago can’t scale back its murder figures.
Trump tweeted Tuesday night time, “If Chicago doesn’t repair the horrible ‘carnage’ happening, 228 shootings in 2017 with forty two killings (up 24% from 2016), I’ll ship within the Feds!”
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson responded late Tuesday, saying: “The Chicago Police Division is greater than prepared to work with the federal authorities to construct on our partnerships with DOJ (Division of Justice), FBI, DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) and ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms) and increase federal prosecution charges for gun crimes in Chicago.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel criticized Trump on Monday for worrying concerning the measurement of the gang at his inauguration. Emanuel, a longtime political ally of former President Barack Obama, additionally acknowledged his personal frustration with Chicago’s crime price.
Trump isn’t providing specifics about how the federal authorities might assist. The White Home web site says, “Our nation wants extra regulation enforcement, extra group engagement and simpler policing.”
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