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on September 26, 2016 in World News

White House says U.S. safer under Obama, despite crime surge

The White House said Monday that Americans are safer under President Obama, despite FBI crime statistics showing that violent crime rose about 4 percent last year. “The numbers indicate that since President Obama took office, the violent crime rate has fallen 15 percent,” said White House press secretary Josh Earnest, who said crime rates are still…

The White House said Monday that Americans are safer under President Obama, despite FBI crime statistics showing that violent crime rose about 4 percent last year. “The numbers indicate that since President Obama took office, the violent crime rate...

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