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Trump Blasts Dems on Crime in Triumphant Return to Washington

AMAC Exclusive – By Seamus Brennan


For the first time since he left office 18 months ago, former President Donald Trump traveled to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, delivering the keynote address at a summit hosted by the America First Policy Institute (AFPI). In his remarks, he railed against Democrats’ failures on crime, and promoted a detailed policy agenda to restore public safety.

“There is no higher priority than cleaning up our streets, controlling our border, stopping the drugs from pouring in, and quickly restoring law and order in America,” the former president said. “Under Democrat rule, in Democrat-run cities, Democrat-run states, and a Democrat-run federal government, the criminals have been given free reign more than ever before.”

“Our country is now a cesspool of crime,” he added. “We have blood, death, and suffering on a scale once unthinkable because of the Democrat Party’s effort to destroy and dismantle law enforcement all throughout America. It has to stop, and has to stop now.”

Trump offered eight concrete ways a Republican Congress and the next Republican president – which may very well be Trump himself – could “defeat violent crime in America.” Among them were calls to strengthen qualified immunity for law enforcement officials, rehire police officers who resigned as a result of hostile Democrat policies, and waging a “no-holds-barred campaign” to clamp down on gangs and thwart organized street crime.

“If radical politicians at the state and local level refuse to protect public safety and instead turn criminals on the loose to prey upon the innocent, then the federal government will have no choice but to step in,” Trump said. “Under these circumstances, the federal government has the right to do what they want to do…it’s a duty for us to use every tool, every authority, and constitutional power at our disposal to defend the citizens of our country.”

The former president also reprised his previously stated call to execute convicted drug traffickers. “If you look at countries throughout the world, the ones that don’t have a drug problem are ones that institute a very quick trial death penalty sentence for drug dealers,” he said. “You execute a drug dealer, and you’ll save 500 lives.”

Trump also took aim at what he called the left’s “perverted sexualization of minor children,” alluding to the Biden administration’s support for youth sex change surgery for children and Democrats’ broader effort to push radical gender theory in K-12 schools. Trump derided such developments as a “hallmark of cultural and social decay,” calling on Republicans to focus on cultural renewal along with a restoration of public safety.

On immigration, Trump called for major reforms to tackle the disaster created by the Biden administration. Border patrol officials have estimated that more than 500,000 “gotaways” have entered the U.S. in FY 2022 alone, referring to those illegal aliens who are spotted entering the country but never captured or encountered by border agents. Among this number are likely scores of drug dealers and known criminals who are now moving undetected into American communities. To address this threat, the former president called for mass deportation of illegal aliens and a return to his administration’s border security policies, most of which have been reversed by the Biden team.

Tuesday’s speech at AFPI follows a series of recent Trump addresses that have honed in specifically on public safety and law and order. At a July 8 event in Las Vegas, for instance, the 45th president slammed the Democratic Party for its weak-on-crime policies, urging the next Republican Congress to prioritize legislation that protects police officers and curbs violent crime. “A Republican Congress should help local communities hire tens of thousands of new police officers,” Trump said at the Vegas event, repeating the call to action during his Tuesday remarks in Washington.

Notably, prior to his recent diagnosis with COVID-19, Joe Biden was also scheduled to give a speech on the subject of public safety, in which he, curiously, was similarly expected to call for the training and hiring of 100,000 additional police officers. It seems that the effectiveness of Trump’s message is clear to everyone, even the current occupant of the White House. Unlike Biden and many Democrats today, however, Trump’s focus on law and order as a major campaign theme dates all the way back to his first presidential run in 2016—and particularly to his nomination acceptance speech in Cleveland, where he declared himself “the law and order candidate.”

Trump’s return to Washington—where he spoke just a mile from the White House and in the company of dozens of congressional allies and former administration officials—notably came as Joe Biden’s approval rating has continued to dip into the low 30s and as speculation continues to mount that Trump may soon launch a campaign to reclaim the presidency. “America’s story is far from over, and in fact, we are just getting ready for an incredible comeback,” he said, after teasing a 2024 run several times throughout his remarks. Just days before Trump’s AFPI remarks, he overwhelmingly won a 2024 GOP straw poll at the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit in Tampa, Florida—an event at which he also spoke.

Whether or not Trump ultimately decides to seek the White House a third time, however, Americans of all political stripes are increasingly coming to miss the Trump years and coming to see the anti-police, soft-on-crime Democrat agenda for the disaster it truly is.

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john Guerrera Jr
14 days ago

get rid of these democrats now

14 days ago

Trump failed to address the Jan 6th assault on the Capitol Police. And Hannity says Trump gave okay for 10K NG troops to DC that day : but Pelosi & Schumer decided not to call them out”. Then at Jan 6th hearings this week, Defense Dept. said Trump did not put out call for NG troops. What is the truth here???? And regardless of what Trump said, these were not peaceful loving protesters.

Marie Langley
16 days ago

TRUMP 2024!!!!!!!

That’s all folks!!!!!

17 days ago

Everything DJT said should be done by whomever becomes President. This current environment we have under JB should never happen again. Other countries are also hurt because of it. We need new leadership all the way around..Let’s start to turn it around on Nov. 8th!

Bob Olden
18 days ago

Every generation must fight to maintain the freedoms our forefathers won for us. They won because they were willing to give their lives and predominantly they believed in the God honoring principles of the Jude’s Christian ethic.

We old people have been trying to raise the alarm, but the fighters must emerge from those who are in the prime of life. They must value freedom enough to sacrifice comfort, ease, and dependency on the government. The left has been unrelenting in efforts to corrupt, mislead, and propagandize through all the cultural institutions they control.

We need a miracle of God to “wake up the woke”, and I don’t believe that is humanly possible. But if God has mercy on us, a spiritual revival might break through the collective stupor. I pray that multitudes will humble themselves and confess their need for God’s forgiveness. Then maybe we can really “build back better” with solid families, propaganda free education, law and order and the rest of the things the left as undermined.

18 days ago

The first, THE FIRST, duty of every President is the safety of America and its citizens.
That is all and everything necessary for a President to do. Anything short of that makes the President illegitimate.

Mario Capparuccini
18 days ago

Why do 30%+ still view Biden positively? Are they smoking weed or are they just plain stupid? I do not want lawless cities, an undefended border, streams of fentanyl pouring in, spineless policies like the Afghanistan debacle, inflation, and $5.00 per gallon gasoline. Do the woke really want these things? I say God bless President Trump and protect him from evil. If they tried to kill Justice Kavanaugh, they will try to kill President Trump too. The party of Satan always devises evil. We need to vote these people out!!!

18 days ago

Stupid and crazy.

17 days ago

They are the hard core and can NOT be changed. Those individuals MUST be killed. It would be justifiable.

18 days ago

“Border patrol officials have estimated that more than 500,000 “gotaways” have entered the U.S. in FY 2022 alone,..” And without a doubt, such high number of illegals can be noticed in every part of US. I notice them as new homeless Hispanics living in park in Chicago, right next to my home. And 50 K illegals per state can easily be noticed – unless you are Democrat, Biden’s supporter. Then you’ll lie that you don`t see any difference.

18 days ago

We need to stop calling the Democrat party the Democratic party, there is nothing democratic about them.

18 days ago
Reply to  Charlie

Totally agree. They are a most un-democratic group. We should rename them the un-American Communist party.

17 days ago
Reply to  Charlie

I call them the demon-communist-cRAT party in all my communications.

Jeff Noncent
18 days ago

Well, well my question is I hope all American see the situation America is in my question is this when are we going to see the Democratic party leaders be in jail? Leaders like Joe biden, kamala Harris, Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, George Soros?

18 days ago
Reply to  Jeff Noncent

Shi**y Schiff….Susan Rice….

Edward Lombard
18 days ago

This means absolutely nothing. As long as mail-in ballots are ok with everybody for TWO WEEKS following the election, this means nothing. As long as ballot harvesting is ok with everybody, this means nothing. As long as Nancy Pelosi is still alive and able to summon money to cheat at every level, this means nothing. The voting protocol in America and Canada has been compromised. Taxpayers do not have a voice and they sure as hll don’t have representation.

Mario Capparuccini
18 days ago
Reply to  Edward Lombard

I share your concerns. You hit the nail on the head.

18 days ago

I pray for Good Health for President Trump

18 days ago

It’s gratifying to know that (rightful) Pres. Trump hasn’t compromised his values like so many politicians do. He’s steadfast in his positions. This is a major reason that his so-called allies in the GOP have distanced themselves from him. The GOP has been infiltrated by panty-waisted RINOs whose main purpose in life is to cling to their government positions. He scares the hell out of the RINO population and the entire dirty Democrat Party.

Shirley LaCroix
18 days ago

Couldn’t we keep these discussions a little more civil?

Old Silk
18 days ago

You should hear what the Founding Fathers called each others’ mothers. Fist fights and everything else. There was even a duel at one point. It seems to be that we have become too sensitive

18 days ago

There is NOTHING civil about the democrat party.

18 days ago

Why? To look and act like the Communist Party?

Stephen Russell
18 days ago

Hooray awesome

James Dutton
18 days ago

We need President Trump to come back for a second time in 2024!

Rodney Ernst
18 days ago

Trump is right on all accounts. Now, I can see the Democrats are going to use a bait, and switch on the gullible Americans. They know they are in trouble, so they will act like we have a problem, then legislate it, get the votes to make it look good. Hey, the Dems woke up. Get voted in, and wham, go back to where we are now. Stabbed in the back again. So, do your homework on all candidates that are coming up in the midterms . Vote smart and right. If I were Trump, if he runs again, not to declare it until the midterms are over. We cannot go on where we are now.

18 days ago

I love Trump and his policies and his intentions but I won’t let my hopes get up so much that I have another November 2020 awakening. If we can’t fix our voting and return to a voting DAY which is at a polling place with neutral witnesses and law abiding citizens and we cut off the time of voting like before this mail-in mess, we will be back to what we had before. A total cheat and no one to do anything about it. I am sure there are many more people ready and willing to open their garage to make more places to vote, if need be. Then the transfer of votes and the counting has to be vetted and watched.

17 days ago
Reply to  Gil

Trump loves America. We would Never have the WHO telling us what medical emergency is. Never sell reserve oil to China. Never let criminals in our nation. He IS a fearless leader, despite a few gaffes. We will be strong global. We need capable strong leadership.
????????????????. His policies and vision was right, despite the MSM constant attack.

18 days ago


18 days ago

President Trump is even better than the marxist democrat party and joebama while he’s a private Citizen.
The useless,anti American democrat clown show, doesn’t have a clue!!!

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