Coronavirus USA Updates: Chicago mayor rails against house parties

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Coronavirus USA Updates: Chicago mayor rails against house parties
Coronavirus USA Updates: Chicago mayor rails against house parties

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot held a fiery press conference Saturday asking people to immediately stop holding large house parties.

“If you feel like having a dance party — go on TikTok,” she said. “You are risking your own health. … You are bringing death to [your family’s] doorstep.”

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The Chicago Police Department vowed to shut down any large gatherings and arrest those in attendance.

The CPD will “shut you down, we will cite you, and if we need to, we will arrest you and take you to jail, period. There should be nothing unambiguous about that.”

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Lightfoot said she had to call today’s presser because CPD has already broke up 50- and 150-person house parties, and they know more are planned tonight.

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“For a silly party, you are risking first responders’ lives,” CPD Superintendent David Brown said, “all of our lives, including first responders.”

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