Sessions: Case of Central Park 5, later exonerated, shows Trump’s dedication to ‘law and order’
November 18, 2016

“Sen. Jeff Sessions said Thursday that Donald Trump’s 1989 campaign to bring back the death penalty for the “Central Park Five” shows the Republican nominee is serious about “law and order,” though all five of the men convicted in that crime were eventually exonerated.

“‘Trump has always been this way,’ Sessions told WAPI radio in Alabama. ‘People say he wasn’t a conservative, but he bought an ad 20 years ago in The New York Times calling for the death penalty. How many people in New York, that liberal bastion, were willing to do something like that?'”

Read article

Get the newsletter