Lightfoot Loss A ‘Warning’ To Soft On Crime Cities

NY's Adams Says Loss By Fellow Democrat Mayor About Crime

  • New York’s Eric Adams said Sunday fellow Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s loss in Chicago is a “warning sign for the country” about crime and voter concerns about safety.
  • The first term mayor, where violent crime against everyday New Yorkers is frequently national news, made the comment Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” when asked whether Lightfoot’s loss Tuesday after one term was a warning sign for him.
  • “To the contrary, I think it’s a warning sign for the country,” Adams responded. “Eric Adams has been talking about public safety, not only on the campaign trail, but for the first year. I showed up at crime scenes. I knew what New Yorkers were saying. And I saw it all over the country,” he said. “I think, if anything, it is really stating that this is what I have been talking about. America, we have to be safe.”
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