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Donald Trump


“In Chicago, they’ve had thousands of shootings since January 1st. … [A]lmost 4,000 have been killed since Barack Obama became president…”

Donald Trump, Republican nominee for President, talking about crime at the first presidential debate against Democratic nominee for President Hillary Clinton on September 26, 2016

We gave Donald Trump’s statement ZERO BARS because it is TRUE. 

Since January 1, 2016, there have been 3,245 shootings in Chicago, according to the crime-tracking database of The Chicago Tribune. And since President Obama took office in 2009, there have been 3,731 murders in Chicago (459 in 2009, 436 in 2010, 437 in 2011, 506 in 2012, 420 in 2013, 416 in 2014, 492 in 2015, and 559 for 2016, as of 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on September 30).

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