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Clarence Page: President Trump’s focus on Chicago violence could be helpful, but will he stay committed to real assistance?

President Donald Trump’s decision to combat violent crime in Chicago and other cities, whether invited or not, reminds me of President Ronald Reagan’s line about the “nine most terrifying words” in the English language: “I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.”

Indeed. Initial reaction from Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot came by one of the president’s favorite media, Twitter: “Under no circumstances,” she tweeted Tuesday, “will I allow Donald Trump’s troops to come to Chicago

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