⁉️ “The border city of El Paso, Texas, used to have extremely high rates of violent crime — one of the highest in the country, and [was] considered one of our nation’s most dangerous cities. Now, with a powerful barrier in place, El Paso is one of our safest cities,” Trump said.
El Paso was never one of the country’s “most dangerous” cities, according to federal crime data, and the city actually saw a drastic decline in crime long before a border fence was erected, in 2008. In fact, violent crimes fell by 34 percent between 1993 and 2006.
From VICE News
Trump said El Paso was a crime-ridden disaster before the border wall. The mayor says he’s wrong.
El Paso has never been one of America's "most dangerous cities."
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