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The Week in Review: Trump Denies Transition Turmoil

President-elect Donald Trump denies media reports that his transition team is in trouble. Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago will remain a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants despite Trump’s threats of cutting off federal funds.

Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan meet as lawmakers convene for the fall veto session. Chicago’s budget sails through City Council with a new bag tax and more parking meters. A delegation of Chicagoans heads to Rome to celebrate the elevation of Archbishop Blase Cupich to cardinal.

And in sports, the Bears weather another bad week with an embarrassing loss, a season-ending injury and a PED-related suspension.


Maudlyne Ihejirika, Chicago Sun-Times
Tom Corfman, formerly of Crain’s Chicago Business
Mary Wisniewski, Chicago Tribune
Lester Munson, ESPN

The conversation continues in our exclusive web-extra video. This week, Joel Weisman and guests discuss the indictment of former Chicago Ald. Ed Vrdolyak and further discuss the elevation of Archbishop Cupich.

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