Chicago PD: We Didn’t Tell Trump to Cancel Event

    Protesters against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shout at Trump supporters after it was announced that the candidate's rally was canceled due to security concerns, on the campus of the University of Illinois-Chicago, Friday, March 11, 2016, in Chicago.

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    The Chicago Police Department says it never recommended that Donald Trump cancel his rally in the city, despite the Republican candidate’s claims that he was advised on safety threats by the agency prior to the event. CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told the Associated Press on Friday night that the department did not warn the Trump camp of any security threats at the venue, and that the agency had sufficient manpower to handle possible threats. The candidate’s decision was made “independently,” the police asserted.

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