And so we now have Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, who sits idly by as hundreds of Chicagoans are murdered every year, and thousands maimed, strutting about the national stage like a peacock all puffed up and full of vinegar, talking about how he’s going to sue the United States if federal funds are withheld from Chicago because it refuses to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement officials.
Chicago officials on Monday filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Justice Department over a plan to withhold federal public safety grants to jurisdictions with so-called “sanctuary city” policies.
The law firm which the City of Chicago has hired in this matter is one Wilmer Hale and one of the attorneys hired is the infamous Jamie Gorelick. Yes, that would be THE Jamie Gorelick, who famously assisted in erecting the “wall” between the FBI and the CIA over sharing of intelligence back in the 90’s, which led directly to those agencies not being able to cooperate in deterring terrorist threats, most famously the most famous of all, the 9/11 attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. Does anybody see the irony here in Jamie Gorelick now assisting in erecting a “wall” between ICE and Chicago law enforcement officials? You can’t make this stuff up, folks.
So far, the Justice Department has only threatened to pursue the withholding of funds from these so-called “sanctuary cities”, like Chicago. But unless I don’t know how to read and comprehend what I read, non-attorney that I am, there are also criminal statutes with accompanying penalties related to the matter of harboring illegal aliens[…]