efferson Beauregard Sessions III told the Senate during his confirmation hearings to become Donald Trump’s Attorney General in January that it is wrong to criticize the police, unless it’s for very specific reasons, “And to smear whole departments places those officers at greater risk.” Yet, now that he’s the Attorney General (who perjured himself to the Senate about meeting with the Russian ambassador) he seems to be doing lots o’ smearin’. On Friday, the Justice Department released an official statement that included this gem, Additionally, many of these jurisdictions are also crumbling under the weight of illegal immigration and violent crime. The number of murders in Chicago has skyrocketed, rising more than 50 percent from the 2015 levels. New York City continues to see gang murder after gang murder, the predictable consequence of the city’s “soft on crime” stance. And just several weeks ago in California’s Bay Area, after a raid captured 11 MS-13 members on charges including murder, extortion and drug trafficking, city officials seemed more concerned with reassuring illegal immigrants that the raid was unrelated to immigration than with warning other MS-13 members that they were next.
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