CBS' Julianna Goldman Fact-Checks Trump's RNC Speech: He  “Didn't Provide Much Context”

From the July 22 edition of CBS' CBS This Morning:

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JULIANNA GOLDMAN: Well, Donald Trump, he declared himself the law and order candidate. He began that speech with a promise and then unleashed a series of statistics.

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DONALD TRUMP: Here at our convention, there will be no lies.

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GOLDMAN: Donald Trump said last night he planned to honor the American people with the truth and nothing else.

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TRUMP: These are the facts. Homicides last year increased by 17 percent in America's 50 largest cities. That's the largest increase in 25 years.

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GOLDMAN: Trump blames the Obama administration for reversing progress. A Washington Post story from January does show a 17 percent uptick in 2015 rates, but The Post suggests there's no single explanation for the increases. And national murder rates have been dropping for decades.

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TRUMP: The number of police officers killed in the line of duty has risen by almost 50 percent compared to this point last year. 

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GOLDMAN: The rate is much lower. The 67 law enforcement deaths recorded through July 21 is only an 8 percent increase over last year.

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TRUMP: Household incomes are down more than $4,000 since the year 2000. 

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GOLDMAN: Hillary Clinton and Trump both used this number and it's correct. By 2014, median household income was down to nearly $54,000. 

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TRUMP: I will do everything in my power to protect our LGBTQ citizens from the violence and depression of a hateful foreign ideology. Believe me.

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GOLDMAN: The Republican platform approved for the convention has been called the most anti-gay in history. Its priorities, overturn nationwide same-sex marriage and discourage same-sex adoption. Now, in general, last night, the statements were largely true. They just didn't provide much context. Norah, that's a fact of political speeches that we'll likely we will be seeing on both sides between now and Election Day.

Previously:

Media Across The Political Spectrum Aghast At Trump's “Dark,” “Ugly” Convention Speech

ABC's Matthew Dowd: Trump “Tried To Come Across ... Like Batman” In His Convention Speech, But He “Came Across More As The Dark Knight”

After GOP Passes Anti-LGBT Platform, Megyn Kelly Suggests Trump “Disarmed The Democrats On” The Gay Rights Issue