From Fox News: Mayor Rahm Emanuel has rejected three finalists recommended by the Chicago police board for the city’s top police post and selected the force’s current chief of patrol as the new interim police superintendent, city council officials said Sunday. Emanuel is trying to replace Superintendent Garry McCarthy whose firing was part of a […]
Mayor Rahm Emanuel helped cover up the police shooting of Laquan McDonald, which enraged activists in the Windy City. But, Hillary continues to be supportive of the mayor, who is a former White House staffer of Obama’s. Photo by BobboSphere
The mayor of Chicago cannot be recalled as far as the laws on the books are concerned, but that could soon change after the Chicago police controversy in the shooting and death of Laquan McDonald.
As Fox News reported, he pled not guilty in the court proceedings so far.
Uh, how is this not bigger news? Avowed liberal Al Sharpton, known for his racially-tinged rhetoric, wants Chicago’s Democratic mayor Rahm Emanuel (a former Obama White House staffer) to resign. Photo by BobboSphere
Oh, that’ll go over nicely with Chicagoans. Who will protect the civilians of the crime-ridden city when it’s hard to get a gun legally?
Mayor Emanuel apologized for Chicago police’s actions, but there is no indication he apologized for his office burying the dash cam footage that led to the protests in Chicago. The protesters want him to resign, but we’ll see if he does. No vindictive statement from Obama, who had Emanuel on his White House staff before […]
It’s a long shot, but it is telling that Democrats may push one of their own out of Chicago’s mayor’s office.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a close ally of President Barack Obama, has not been as heavily criticized as the outgoing Chicago police chief Garry McCarthy. His office helped bury the dash cam footage of a police officer shooting a black man with a knife 16 times during his re-election campaign, as the shooting happened back […]
As Fox News noted, the police officer in question, James Van Dyke, had 18 civilian complaints against him.
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12/10/2015 - Illinois State Lawmaker Files Paperwork to Start Special Election Process to Oust Rahm Emanuel
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