Trump Wrongly Links UK Crime Rise to Terrorism

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President Trump erroneously linked a rise in recorded crime in the United Kingdom to terrorism. The president tweeted, “Just out report: ‘United Kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of Radical Islamic terror.’ not good, we must keep America safe!” The UK Office for National Statistics did report a 13 percent increase in police-recorded offenses, but report barely mentions terrorism . . .

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