Sounds like the new mission’s off to a great start!
Under no circumstances will I allow Donald Trump’s troops to come to Chicago and terrorize our residents.
— Mayor Lori Lightfoot (@chicagosmayor) July 21, 2020
No, actually, that tweet is misleading (sort of). She meant it when she wrote it last night, but she’s since received assurances that the operation in Chicago will look different from the fiasco playing out in Portland. For starters, this will be a DOJ initiative, not DHS. Bill Barr himself was eager to note the contrast in comments today: