Mayoral candidate McCarthy backs away from Trump criticism, says Emanuel’s ‘not doing his job’

Mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy went to Fox News again Tuesday morning, where he withdrew from his earlier criticisms of President Donald Trump while continuing to pound Mayor Rahm Emanuel for his manipulation of the Chicago violence.

During the morning segment, McCarthy was asked for a statement released on Monday in his campaign in response to recent support tweets from former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

In his statement on Monday, McCarthy said he was a “proud Democrat” and he did “I do not agree with the political views of Mayor Giuliani and I certainly remain opposed to the misleading and contradictory tone and policies by Donald Trump, I can not say how much it saddens me to see the “mayor of America” being with a president with whom I am diametrically opposed. ”

But Tuesday asked the cable TV station why it was so opposite to Trump, McCarthy said it was against political bias, not Trump’s politics.

“Well, it is not so much about the policies, but about the polarization that is happening in this country and in this city,” said McCarthy. “Rahm Emanuel is a polarizing figure and we have to reunite this city, and I think that the same problem is happening at the national level and we have to go after the president, we have to be together, we have policies that reflect our values. And it’s not so much that I’m against the president and his policies ̵  it’s more about the division that’s happening in this country – it’s heartbreaking for me. ”