Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Sunday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy” that President Donald Trump’s “ignorance” had worsened the coronavirus pandemic.
Guest host Jonathan Capehart asked, “As the mayor of a major American city, as the mayor of Chicago, do you feel abandoned by the federal government as a result of its inaction, as a result of there the not being a national plan to get a handle on the coronavirus pandemic?”
Lightfoot said, “Well, from the earliest days of this pandemic, I knew that the federal government was not going to be helpful. The CDC has been helpful, but the White House, HHS, DHS, they have not even had a plan, and I knew that we were on our own. I knew that from the earliest days when they were diverting flights from China to airports across the country, Chicago being one of them. But what is worse and