Thu Oct 6, 2022 AT 10:48 AM EDT
Former President Donald Trump is imploring Republicans to focus relentlessly in the final weeks of the midterm elections on solving America’s crime scourge, saying the growing fear of simply going out on the streets could drive historic numbers of Hispanics and blacks to the GOP in November.
Trump, whose 2016 election fundamentally transformed the base of the Republican Party, said Democrats’ embrace of open borders, no-cash bail, and defunding police during the Biden years has opened a door to major electoral gains among urban and minority populations worn out by rising assaults, murders, home invasions, carjackings, and smash-and grab robberies in their neighborhoods.
“Nobody can live like that,” Trump said during an exclusive interview with the “Just the News, No Noise” television show. “People are afraid to walk outside to buy a loaf of bread. And we have to change that.” Read Full Story