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[Content Note: Bigotry.]A group of Chicago aldermen have introduced an ordinance that would rescind Donald Trump's honorary plaza in the city:[A]t a City Council meeting Wednesday, Ald. Brendan Reilly, 42nd, introduced an ordinance that would strip Trump's name from the small plaza in front of his River North hotel on Wabash Avenue.The move would punish Trump for "painting a distorted caricature of Chicago" on the campaign trail and for "comparing our great city to a decimated, war-torn country," said Reilly, in whose ward the Trump Tower stands.
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