Donald Trump Said, ‘Crime is Rising.’ It’s Not (and Hasn’t Been for Decades)
June 9, 2016

“After big primaries in California and New Jersey on June 7, Donald Trump — the presumptive Republican presidential nominee — painted a picture of a nation in crisis.

“‘Hard to imagine what’s happened to our country,’ Trump said. ‘America is being taken apart piece by piece … just rapidly auctioned off to the highest bidder. We’re broke. We’re broke. (Our debt is) $19 trillion, going quickly to $21 trillion. Our infrastructure is a disaster. Our schools are failing. Crime is rising. People are scared. The last thing we need is Hillary Clinton in the White House or an extension of the Obama disaster.'”

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