Donald Trump’s Message on Crime Draws Some Pushback – WSJ

President Trump’s tough talk on crime raises the prospect of increased prosecutions and tougher penalties, a message that splits the law-enforcement community and would contradict many in his own party.

President Donald Trump frequently depicts a nation suffering from a bloody crime wave—at times citing incorrect data or unverifiable accounts—raising the prospect of increased prosecutions and tougher penalties. That message is splitting the law-enforcement community and would contradict a growing consensus in his own party around policies aimed at reducing prison populations.

Source: Donald Trump’s Message on Crime Draws Some Pushback – WSJ

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