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If those agents are here to actually work in partnership and support of gun violence and violent cases, plugging into existing infrastructure of federal agents, not trying to play police in our streets, then that's something different, but the proof is going to be in the pudding. It's too soon to say if this is a value add or not.
I have great concerns about that particularly given the track record in the city of Portland. I spent a lot of time yesterday talking with the mayor or Portland to get a sense of what has happened there. We don't need federal agents without any insignia taking people off the streets and holding them, I think, unlawfully. That's not what we need.
They need to stop beautifying Lake Shore Drive and do something for these people. Lake Shore Drive is beautiful enough. [W]hat we need is for the union to come back to the table to bargain in good faith, spend the time actually getting a deal done, face to face with us, and not off to the side in a caucus.
It wasn't a playground, it was a park. It wasn't seven dead. It wasn't 52 wounded in one incident, which is what this suggests. And it's misleading, it's important when we're talking about people's lives to actually get the facts correct, which one can easily do if you actually cared about getting it right.
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