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Chicago Mayor Begging Major Retailers Not To Abandon Riot-Ravaged City

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Mayor Lightfoot is out of her mind. Not only has she allowed criminals to take over her city, but she has also threatened to arrest citizens who violate her tyrannical social distancing rules. How are the retailers that Lightfoot want’s to keep in Chicago suppose to generate any revenue to cover their overhead costs? Americans need to stop voting for this insane party. November needs to be a wipe out for the Democrats. No party this dangerous should have any kind of political power in the Unite States.

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Chicago Mayor Begging Major Retailers Not To Abandon Riot-Ravaged City

By Western Journal, June 9, 2020

Portions of Chicago have resembled combat zones for years.

But in recent weeks, roaming groups of rioters have used the May 25 death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis as a pretext to loot and destroy businesses both big and small in the Windy City.

The response from the city’s Democratic leaders has been less than aggressive — and now they’re facing the potential repercussions of that approach.

National retail chain locations have been attacked, looted or burned and are now closed in many parts of the city, as was outlined June 1 by the Chicago Sun-Times.

Walmart, according to reports, might not come back, at least not fully.

WBBM-AM in Chicago reported the Arkansas-based retail giant is assessing which of its locations in the city are worth salvaging after criminals ransacked the stores during unchecked looting.

There isn’t a timetable for when that corporate evaluation will be completed, but Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, whose job it is to protect her city, is now pleading with Walmart and other retailers not to leave the market.

“My hope is that they will come back,” Lightfoot said of Walmart’s evaluation of how to proceed in Chicago.

The mayor made the comments after she spoke with a number of retailers that have locations closed due to damage.

Per Lightfoot, most companies will stand by the city, but Walmart has not committed to anything.

“But I got a resounding, ‘Mayor, this is our city, this is our home,’ from a lot of other retailers, and I would hope that Wa

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