2016 On Loop: GOP Targets White Voters Amid Police Shootings, Protests

Donald Trump told the Republican National Convention: “The crime and violence that today afflicts our nation will soon — and I mean very soon — come to an end.” That was in 2016.

Today the president and his party are reprising a similar pitch to voters, as police shootings and the protests that follow them continue. NPR’s Ayesha Rascoe reports on how the president’s ‘law and order’ message has changed over time.

And Evan Osnos of The New Yorker explains why some white voters are still sticking with the GOP. He wrote about that in his recent piece, “How Greenwich Republicans Learned To Love Trump.

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