Chicago Pastor — Let's Do Like Eisenhower And Get Some Federal Troops In Here
Chicago preacher whose neighborhood has been wracked by deadly violence for months said he would accept any help from President Trump on the matter, even if it involved the National Guard.
The Rev. Gregory Livingston, of New Hope Baptist Church, said Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) has “blood on his hands,” and is allegedly “sitting on” millions of dollars in Department of Housing and Urban Development funds that could be helping the affected neighborhoods.
“Rahm’s words do nothing for that family,” Livingston said of a mother of a 17-year-old shot and killed over the weekend amid the violence.
“They need to move, they’ve had plenty of chances,” he said of the city government, adding that Emanuel didn’t start the corruption in this regard, but should be doing more to end it.