Lightfoot under fire for allowing top aides time off ahead of deadly July 4th weekend

Chicago’s Mayor Lori Lightfoot is under fire for allowing top aides time off ahead of deadly July 4th weekend.

Lightfoot has vowed to tackle violent crime with an “all hands on deck” approach.

Per Fox News “Lightfoot’s chief of staff, Sybil Madison, told city workers in an email that he would be out of office the Thursday and Friday before the holiday, the Chicago Tribune reported. Sources told the newspaper that Lightfoot’s deputy mayor for public safety, John O’Malley, was also out of the office for most of the week leading up to the holiday weekend, which left at least 100 people shot and 18 killed.”

“Police Department statistics released Tuesday showed that at least 100 people were shot, 18 fatally, from the evening of Friday, July 2 through July 4. Eleven children – as young as 5 – were among the wounded. It was the most violent weekend of the year,” the report adds.

During a recent segment of her show Judge Jeanine ripped Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot for claiming “crime is on the decline.”

Judge Jeanine said “she and the rest of these leftist, socialist mayors know damn well that crime is not down.”

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