Chicago Mayor Lightfoot on Lockdown Order After Biden Celebration: Sometimes We ‘Do Need to Have Relief’

Friday on “MSNBC Live,” Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) addressed the criticism she has received since ordering a citywide lockdown a week after holding a large celebration over the declaration that former Vice President Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election. The shutdown, which asks the public to cancel their “traditional” Thanksgiving plans, comes after a recent spike in coronavirus cases.

lecture by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks during a news conference in Hall A at the COVID-19 alternate site at McCormick Place in Chicago, Friday, April 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

MSNBC’s Wallace: Dr. Fauci Is an ‘International Treasure’

Monday on “MSNBC Live,” network host Nicolle Wallace reacted to reports claiming that the White House sent out opposition research regarding National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member of the Coronavirus Task Force. The White House has denied the reports.


Schumer: Trump, McCarthy, McConnell ‘Remind Me’ of Herbert Hoover — ‘We Need Franklin Rooseveltian-Type Action’

In a Thursday appearance on MSNBC, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) likened President Donald Trump, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to former President Herbert Hoover for their hesitancy to quickly push out a fourth stimulus relief package amid the coronavirus pandemic, calling for a “Franklin Rooseveltian-type action” to intervene.