Republican nominee Donald Trump made an incredible claim on Monday, when told Bill O'Reilly that he spoke with top police in Chicago and said, "I got to meet a couple of very top police. I said, ‘How do you stop this? How do you stop this? If you were put in charge,’ to a specific person, ‘Do you think you could stop it?’ He said, ‘Mr. Trump, I would be able to stop it in one week.’ And I believed him 100 percent.”
On Tuesday, the 23rd, the Chicago Police Department refuted Trump's claims vehemently.
CPD spokesperson Frank Giancamilli said, "We've discredited this claim months ago. No one in the senior command at CPD has ever met with Donald Trump or a member of his campaign."
He continued, "Beyond that, the best way to address crime is through a commitment to community policing and a commitment to stronger laws to keep illegal guns and repeat violent offenders off the street."
Trump has been campaigning on a "Law and Order" platform of late and he's painted a horrible picture of America, one that actually mimics some of the violence in Chicago. Even though crime rates are way down across the entire nation, Trump is claiming that he must be elected President so that "you won't get shot walking down the street."
However, he never talked with top law enforcement officials in Chicago.
Once again, Donald Trump is caught in a big fat lie.
And have you noticed? The media hasn't even blinked.