‘I pray for a new day in our nation when we have eradicated these plagues that we face: COVID-19 and racism’ — Chicago’s Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling out President Donald Trump for inciting violence and trying to ‘inflame racist urges’ for political gain amid George Floyd protests.
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In US news and current events today, protests have erupted across the country calling for justice for George Floyd after a police officer kneeled on his neck and killed him during an arrest, as well as Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others. The protests prompted Donald Trump to incite violence against those demonstrating, but Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot didn’t mince words in her response to Donald Trump.
‘And we can absolutely not let him prevail. And I will code what I really want to say to Donald Trump. It’s two words. It begins with ‘f’ and it ends with ‘u,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
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