Fact-checking Donald Trump's Long Island speech to law enforcement

President Donald Trump spoke before an audience of law enforcement officials on Long Island, N.Y., about measures his administration is taking to crack down on illegal immigrant gang violence. The central theme of his July 28 speech was his goal of restoring law and order to a country he says has been beset by lax enforcement of immigration and other laws. Here’s a rundown of several specific claims Trump made, and whether they were accurate. "The previous administration enacted an open-door policy to illegal immigrants from Central America. Welcome in. Come in, please." The reality is Obama carried out more … >>More
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