Former President Barack Obama hosts a dinner in Chicago on Sunday for his Obama Presidential Center.
Sen. Dick Durbin, on CNN’s “State of the Union,” said Chicago should remain a sanctuary city despite the Justice Department crackdown.
The Justice Department took steps to strip Chicago and Cook County of grants as part of a drive to deny federal money to “sanctuary cities.”
Obama’s Chicago talk will be followed by other high-profile events in the United States, Milan and Berlin as he resurfaces in the public arena.
Shock asserts that last year’s indictment violates the Constitution by improperly intruding into how a member of Congress spends campaign funds.
Ricketts on Wednesday withdrew his nomination to be the president’s deputy commerce secretary.
‘Any inquiry relative to the substance of yesterday’s [Sun-Times] story [on Jackson] . . . should be directed to’ prosecutors, a Jackson lawyer said.