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Trump is right about violent crime: It’s on the rise in major cities.

Sean Kennedy and Parker Abt, The Washington Post

The FBI reports nationwide data for the first six months of the previous year every January. In January 2016, it reported crime figures for the first half of 2015. That data showed significant increases in violent crime categories. Homicide was up 6.2 percent across the country, while rape was up 9.6 percent.