Spicer: No, murder-capital Chicago can’t be sanctuary city and also get fed. policing funds

Spicer: No, murder-capital Chicago can’t be sanctuary city and also get fed. policing funds

[Ed. – Being a sanctuary city means refusing to cooperate with ICE detainers.  ICE detainers take murderers and rapists off the streets of America.  This is not a hard one to follow.]

When asked whether President Donald Trump would still cut off law enforcement funds to the city of Chicago because it’s a sanctuary city even though it could hamper police from fighting violent crime, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said sanctuary cities can’t have it both ways – refusing to cooperate with federal immigration officials and still expecting to get law enforcement grants to handle a situation they created.

“You can’t be a sanctuary city and at the same time seem to pretend or express concern about law enforcement or ask for more money when probably a number of the funds that you’re using in the first place are going to law enforcement to handle the situation that you’ve created for yourself,” Spicer said. …

Spicer noted that the president’s belief on sanctuary cities is shared by “upwards of 80 percent of the American people” that U.S. taxpayer dollars should not be used to fund cities, counties and, in some cases, states that allow people illegally in this country to potentially do us harm.

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