Murders…shootings…violent crimes —all up in the Windy City. Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she believes that the crime numbers are “trending in the right direction.” One Chicago reporter confronted her logic and asked how she could even consider running for re-election.
“Real Chicagoans are asking me, how can you possibly even consider running for re-election for mayor of the city of the Chicago after all the harm you’ve caused?” the reporter asked during Tuesday’s press conference.
Lightfoot says she “fundamentally” disagrees and won’t dignify the question.
Watch the exchange below: