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President Donald Trump Gets Big Re-Election Endorsement from America’s Police

As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up on the Democratic side, a law enforcement group representing over 100,000 police officers in America is getting solidly behind the Republican president in his bid for re-election [1].

Related: Trump Awards Medals of Valor to Officers at White House [2]

“Today President Sam A. Cabral announced that the International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO, has formally endorsed the campaign for the re-election of President Donald J. Trump,” read a press release [3] from the organization on Monday.

Check out this tweet below, for starters.

Sam Cabral did not mince words about what Trump [1] has done for America’s police: “President Trump has done more for law enforcement in the past two-and-a-half years than was accomplished in the eight years that preceded his election.”

Wow. That’s a strong endorsement.

The press release listed a number of things the president has done for law enforcement.

“He has even undone some of the harmful acts of his predecessor,” the release continued, citing the following:

Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale [9] noted the significance of this endorsement.

“HUGE union & law enforcement endorsement for @realDonaldTrump [10]International Union of Police Associations, representing 100,000 cops! IUPA has history of bipartisan endorsements,” Parscale tweeted.

“Trump stands WITH POLICE OFFICERS who keep us safe in our neighborhoods.”

The IUPA press release made clear President Trump has helped make the country safer.

“He has made our communities safer,” it read. “Despite the daily news of violence, murder, and mayhem in the Democratic strongholds of Baltimore as well as Chicago and the absolute deteriorable situation of the cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, the national crime rate has decreased during his presidency.”

Related: Parscale About Trump 2020: ‘He’s Building One of the Largest Political Campaigns in History’ [9]

Cabral also pulled no punches in contrasting Trump’s relationship with law enforcement compared to that of his Democratic rivals.

“Every top Democrat currently running for this office has vilified the police and made criminals out to be victims,” Cabral said. “They seem to take any union’s support for granted.”

“Many of them still refer to the tragedy in Ferguson [Missouri, in 2014] as a murder [13], despite the conclusions of every investigative inquiry to the contrary,” Cabral continued. “While [Trump’s] candor ruffles the feathers of the Left, I find it honest and refreshing.”

This piece originally appeared in The Political Insider [14] and is used by permission. This article has been updated. 

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