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Trump positions himself as law and order strongman at talk

Former US president Donald Trump arrives to speak at the America First Policy Institute in Washington, DC. PHOTO: AFP
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WASHINGTON - For his first return to Washington since leaving office in 2020, former US president Donald Trump chose law and order as his theme for a major speech in front of a friendly audience at a think tank comprising mostly former senior officials from his administration.

The country is a "cesspool of crime", he said on Tuesday (July 26) .

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