Ald. Beale to Mayor Lightfoot on his call for National Guard to Chicago: ‘If reaching out is grandstanding…so be it, I’ll grandstand to save lives’

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Lightfoot addressed the violence at a ribbon cutting ceremony for Gately Park in the city’s Pullman neighborhood.
(via WGN-TV)

Alderman Anthony Beale of the 9th Ward joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why he wants the Illinois National Guard to patrol downtown in the wake of violence over the 4th of July weekend, where over 100 people were shot.

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