CRIME/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: [Reporter: “Mr. President, I just wanted to ask you a question about the surge of federal agents to various cities… You are only targeting cities, though, run by Democrats. Is this just a political stunt?”] “Yeah, the cities, unfortunately, that are in trouble are all run by Democrats. You have radical-left Democrats running cities like Chicago and so many others that we just had a news conference. And, unfortunately, that’s the way it is. I mean, that’s the facts…

When you look at Chicago and you look at the job — Mayor Lightfoot sent me a letter yesterday, and I think, in their own way, they want us to go in.”

-Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump in Press Briefing,” whitehouse.gov, July 22, 2020