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'There's no lying about how many murders you have'
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez joined Fox News' Tucker Carlson to share the amazing success story of his city, which has achieved a multi-decade low in murders, and is currently on track for the lowest crime rate since the 1930s.
"What exactly are you doing in Miami that America's other cities are not doing?" Tucker asked, noting that many of America's cities seem to be "falling apart" after a nearly three-year nationwide push by progressive Democrats to "defund the police."
"We actually increased funding for police," Suarez explained. "So we have the most police officers we've ever had in our history. We've also lowered taxes to the lowest level in recorded history, which has prompted tremendous growth. We grew 12%. I think that's the second most in recorded history as well. We have 1.4% unemployment.
"We're the happiest city in America and the healthiest city in America," he continued. "So, it turns out if people are healthy, they're happy, they're working, they're not paying a lot of taxes, and they see an increased police presence, they don't have a tendency to commit murder. So, that's been the Miami miracle story, which is a huge contrast to the Washington nightmare story."
"Incredible," remarked Tucker. "Murders are the one thing that's pretty easy to measure ... there's no lying about how many murders you have. That's why it's just an amazing story."
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