Fact Check Friday: Trump on 'law and order' and protests
Trump campaigned this week as a "law and order" president.
Washington, D.C. -- The president has made "law and order" a central theme of his reelection pitch.
As his outgoing counselor Kellyanne Conway said this week, the White House believes the president stands to benefit politically from the unrest in American cities.
But as the president makes his case, he and his administration are getting many of the facts wrong, often in ways that could stoke political and racial division, and in some cases might actually be counterproductive to efforts to keep law and order on the ground.
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