Trump: Drugs a 'Very, Very Big Factor' in Charlotte Protests

The police-involved shooting of a black man has sparked protests in Charlotte.
1:49 | 09/22/16

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Many Americans are watching the unrest in Charlotte faulting. Right before. They arise on the TV screens. Others are witnessing the casts and the violence firsthand. Arab country looks red to the world. Especially. When we are supposed to be the world's leader and if you about it where drugs very very very big factor in what you're watching. When television ad now. My administration will work with local communities and local officials. To make the reduction of crime a top priority. Last year we so he's 17%. Rise in violent crime. In our fifty largest cities. Homicides are up nearly 50% in Washington DC and more than 60%. In Baltimore. More than 3000. People. Have been shot in Chicago so far this year from January frisky you believe that. Nationwide. Approximately 60% of murder victims under the age of 22. Are African American. This is a national crisis and it's the job of the next president of the United States to work with our governors and mayors to address this crisis. And save African American lives we need a national anti crime. Agenda. To make our cities safe again we have to make our cities safe again. We will appoint the best prosecutors investing news and federal law enforcement offices. In the country. To disband to. The international caught towels gangs and criminal syndicates. And I will stop the drugs from flowing into our country and poisoning. Our use and many of their people.

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