Trump says US "looks bad," calls for anti-crime agenda

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a national anti-crime agenda in the wake of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina after the latest high-profile shooting of a black man by police.

"Our country looks bad to the world. How can we lead when we can't control our cities?" Trump says at a campaign event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Trump, who has touted himself as being tough on crime and frequently lauds the work of the police, describes ongoing violence as a "national crisis" and vows to work with local officials to "save African-American lives" and reduce crime.

"We need a national anti-crime agenda to make our country safe," he says.

Last update: Thu, 22/09/2016 - 22:28
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