Judge approves lawsuit to stop Obama’s presidential library in Chicago after claims of illegal behavior

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Judge approves lawsuit to stop Obama’s presidential library in Chicago after claims of illegal behavior

Judge approves lawsuit to stop Obama’s presidential library in Chicago after claims of illegal behavior
Feb 20, 2019
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“The Obama Foundation could make this issue go away by using vacant and/or city-owned land on the South Side for the Obama Presidential Center (which is planned to be a private facility rather than a presidential library administered by the National Archives), or, better still, land owned by the University of Chicago, which submitted the winning bid to host the Center,” Cultural Landscape Foundation President Charles Birnbaum said in a statement, blaming the center’s planners who “created this controversy by insisting on the confiscation of public parkland.”