Megyn Kelly tonight brought up the charge that President Obama has been slow to respond to the Laquan McDonald shooting in Chicago because the city is run not just by a Democrat, but by his former chief of staff and confidante Rahm Emanuel.
Kelly said tonight that there was quick action on Ferguson and Baltimore, but in Chicago “it took six months to announce any DOJ involvement.” Kevin Jackson called this “a political cover-up at the highest level” and President Obama is “complicit” in the police wrongdoing.
Richard Fowler pushed back and called it ridiculous to link the Laquan McDonald case to the White House, but Kelly insisted there’s “a difference in treatment” and a big “double standard” when it comes to “a friend of the president.”
Fowler called that “preposterous” while Jackson pointed out that the White House jumping the gun on Ferguson looks even worse in hindsight because they were wrong.
Watch above, via Fox News.
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