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Lightfoot calls resignation rumors 'homophobic, racist and misogynistic'
2021-04-19

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On April 18, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot called rumors that she's resigning "homophobic, racist and misogynistic," The Chicago Tribune reported.

Lightfoot tweeted, "1/ Good morning from my mansion in Sauganash. Seriously, though—our city doesn't have any time for homophobic, racist and misogynistic rumors, today or any day.

"2/ It's shocking and disappointing to see some media members and verified Twitter handles are peddling this trash as truth."

On April 17, activist Ja'Mal Green, a frequent Lightfoot critic, posted—and then deleted—a tweet saying Lightfoot was going to resign. The following day, Green tweeted that he was "sorry" he helped spread the rumor that she was resigning.

The Sauganash mention referred to rumors that persisted in 2020 that Lightfoot planned to move from the Logan Square home she shares with her family to a mansion in the tony Far Northwest Side Sauganash neighborhood.


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