Trump wants to send in “The Feds” to address violence in the city?

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Well, we can say for sure that aside from the most extreme circumstances (and even then) deploying “the Feds” ain’t a good idea.

(From ABC7 Chicago)

“You don’t often see the National Guard getting federalized and getting deployed, and there’s all sorts of reasons for it, not the least of which is that they can step on the toes of locals and there has be to be very good coordination. It’s usually only done in the most extreme circumstances,” said ABC7 Legal Analyst and former federal prosecutor Gil Soffer.

Soffer also said it’s not clear what Trump meant by “the Feds.” He is authorized to send in the National Guard, as well as to increase federal funding to programs to combat violence in the city.

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