In text messages, Eric Trump expressed gratitude for Mayor Lightfoot's call during Chicago unrest
Eric Trump (screengrab)

CHICAGO — As civil unrest surged across the country and Chicago at the end of May, Mayor Lori Lightfoot called President Donald Trump’s son Eric to express her support, according to text messages he sent her. Lightfoot referenced the texts last month, after President Donald Trump made an issue of her decision to raise the downtown bridges following a second round of looting. At a Wisconsin event, Trump said Lightfoot “literally raised up the drawbridges to prevent hordes of rioters from ransacking the city.” In response, Lightfoot said, “One of the bridges we put up is near Trump Tower because o...

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