Fox News analyst Gianno Caldwell called out Democratic Mayor Rahm Emanuel as the city continues to be plagued by violence.
“Black lives don’t matter to Rahm Emanuel, black votes matter to Rahm Emanuel,” he told Shannon Bream.
President Trump spoke at FBI headquarters Friday morning and referred to the rampant violence in Chicago.
“You look at what’s going on in Chicago. What the hell is going on in Chicago? What the hell is happening there?” Trump said to some applause at the academy in Quantico, Va. “For the second year in a row, a person was shot in Chicago every three hours. You don’t think these people in this room can stop that? They’d stop that.”
Chicago’s violence in 2016 was worse — there were 4,369 shootings for the year, averaging one person shot every two hours.
Top United Nations officials will be coming to Chicago to address violence in the city.It comes after
Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin had a meeting with U.N. officials in New York on Thursday.
“I’m hoping to appeal the UN to actually come to Chicago and meet with victims of violence and maybe even possibly help out in terms of peace keeping efforts,” Boykin said.
He calls the violence in Chicago a, “quiet genocide” in the city’s black community and he appealed to the U.N. because it’s trained in keeping the peace.