Fact-checking Donald Trump on the final night of the Republican convention

The Republican Party has a new sheriff. Donald Trump accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president Thursday in Cleveland, vowing a law and order campaign that will "liberate our citizens from the crime and terrorism and lawlessness that threatens their communities." "On Jan. 21, 2017, the day after I take the oath of office, Americans will finally wake up in a country where the laws of the United States are enforced," Trump said. Trump accused President Barack Obama of rolling back "decades of progress" in reducing crime. Crime rates are generally declining, even as the country has been pummeled by … >>More
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