President Trump tweeted in defense of the Chicago police on Friday said they would protest, “every right by law.”
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President Trump tweeted in defense of the Chicago police on Friday said they had “every right to legally protest” days after the police Union in the city planned a demonstration against mayor Rahm Emanuel, who claims it is “anti-police”.
The Chicago police have every right to legally protest against the mayor and an administration that doesn’t just let you do your work. The murders are on a record pace and hard work of the police, the Chicago will not let, would bring things to order again, fast…the murders have to stop!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) may 25, 2018
“The Chicago police have every right to legally protest against the mayor and the administration that they will not let you do your work,” tweeted Trump. “The murders are on a record pace and hard work of the police, the Chicago will not let, would bring things to order again, fast … the murders have to stop!”
Trump’s comment came two days after the “Blue Wednesday” in Chicago, the members of the city’s Fraternal order of police, showed up at the city Council meeting, to their displeasure against the mayor. They claim that mayor Emanuel “back”.
A Chicago police Union claims that the city’s mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has “your back” on you.
“BLUE WEDNESDAY” IN CHICAGO, THE UNION’S POSITION AGAINST “ANTI-POLICE’ MAYOR EMANUEL
During the meeting, the members of Emanuel to blame, not the one that their interests are taken into account, for part of a consent decree with the Federal government, in the work of The Chicago Tribune reported. The decree is a Federal court to give the supervision of the Chicago Police Department.
The Chicago police Department argued that the adoption of a sheath for even more anti-police policy.
“They are more concerned with consent decrees, settlements, pandering to the police-hate groups as the negotiations on a contract with us ends,” said Patrick Murray, union vice president, said, according to the newspaper reports. “Our members are starting to believe that you have the intention to start negotiations on a contract with us until after the next election.”
WOMAN APPEARS TO SPIT ON A PRO-POLICE DEMONSTRATOR IN THE CHICAGO CITY HALL
Some police officers staged a protest in the city hall, the tense was. A woman was reportedly seen spitting appear on a protesters marching with police officers.
The move, the Chicago police Board follows to set the recent decision by Officer Robert Rialmo on no-pay status over a deadly drive-by shooting in 2015, was as unjustified by the Board of Directors, but is ruled justified by police Commissioner Eddie Johnson.
Emanuel sits on the independent police board, made the decision on the Rialmo job status.
Emanuel is in the middle of an election as he runs for his third term as mayor.
Fox News’ Matt Finn contributed to this report.