Questions Still Swirl Around Ald. Burke's Federal Investigation"In the court of public opinion where public officials have to operate, you're presumed to have done something wrong when there's a raid."
Federal Agents Raid Offices of Ald. BurkeBurke is often referred to as Chicago's most powerful alderman. The windows on the 51st Street side of Burke's headquarters were taped shut with thick brown paper and hand scribbled signs reading office closed.
Mayor Schaaf Says Councilwoman Dubbed 'Trump of Oakland' Must GoOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf claims Councilmember Desley Brooks has "been nicknamed the Donald Trump of Oakland...has engaged in unethical and abusive behavior" and "infected the civility of the council chambers."