CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will travel to New York City for several days to appear on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and meet with current Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
The mayor’s office confirmed Lightfoot will be in New York Sunday to Tuesday evening.READ MORE: Two Chicago Police Officers Wounded By Accidental Friendly Fire While Confronting Suspect In Lyons, Police Say
On Monday, she will kick off the Democratic National Committee’s annual LGBTQ gala and tape an episode of Colbert’s show that will air Thursday.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cool Changes
Lightfoot will also meet with de Blasio and Bloomberg.MORE NEWS: North Side Condo Building Residents Alarmed By Mail Thefts Apparently Committed Using A Master Key
She is not the first Chicago mayor to be a guest on Colbert’s show. Former Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared on “The Late Show” in December 2017 to speak about Chicago’s status as a sanctuary city.