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Trump compares Baltimore murder rate to Afghanistan

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Published on August 2, 2019 - Duration: 00:56s

Trump compares Baltimore murder rate to Afghanistan

Donald Trump said Baltimore's homicide rate could be higher than Afghanistan's and those of the 'Northern Triangle' countries El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras during a rally in Ohio.

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Trump compares Baltimore murder rate to Afghanistan

"Give me a place that you think that's pretty bad," Trump said, asking members of the audience to think of a country that could have a higher homicide rate than Baltimore.

"I believe it's higher than Afghanistan.

In our country.

Think of that." He blasted Democrats for wanting to spend money on "illegal migrants" trying to cross the border into the United States.

"Democrats have wanted to spend hundreds of billions of dollars on illegal migrants instead of supporting their own struggling communities," he said.

"No good, no good."

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