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'Bruh! You're From Evanston': Who Is Allowed To Say 'I'm From Chicago'?

By Tanveer Ali | February 1, 2017 1:42pm

DOWNTOWN — "Bruh! You're from Evanston."

Those are the words of South Side-born Gianno Caldwell who shut down Richard Fowler on his claims that he's from Chicago on a segment of "Fox and Friends" last week.

The encounter took place in response to President Donald Trump's comments that violence in Chicago was "totally out of control."

"If they are not going to solve the problem ... then we are going to solve the problem for them," Trump said. "Because we're going to have to do something ... What's happening in Chicago should not be happening in this country."

Fowler was criticizing Trump for bashing Chicago while failing to reach out to Gov. Bruce Rauner about potential solutions. When he says "I'm from Chicago," he's quickly cut off by Caldwell whose "Bruh, you're from Evanston" comment quickly excited Chicagoans on Twitter: