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President Trump Says Crime Is Rising In Democrat-Led Cities. That's Only Half-True

President Trump has repeatedly stated that Democratic-run cities are seeing higher rates of crime. The data shows that homicide numbers are up in cities across the country regardless of a city mayor’s political affiliation.

We dig into the latest data with former CIA analyst Jeff Asher and talk with  Tio Hardiman, founder of the Violence Interrupters, about why he thinks murders are up in Chicago but sending in outside forces won’t help.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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