Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner Impeached. He Blames Racism.

People stand in front of Rhodes Funeral Services (R) as Chicago Police officers investigate the scene of a shooting in Chicago, Illinois, on July 21, 2020. - A shootout outside a funeral left 14 people wounded July 21 in Chicago, as President Donald Trump threatens to send federal agents to a handful of US cities led by Democratic mayors. (Photo by KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP) (Photo by KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • “We put ourselves on the record that we stand with the people of Philadelphia who have been living in fear for their lives and the safety of themselves and their families,” Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-PA) said in a statement.
  • “We are standing up for those who do not have a voice, but long for safety and freedom from fear.”
  • Krasner, who overwhelmingly won re-election last year, has nevertheless denied that the city is facing a crime wave.

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