Trail Guide: Live coverage of the first Clinton-Trump debate
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Donald Trump stops in Chester Township, Pa., Thursday for a rally in the battleground state. Hillary Clinton maintains a lighter schedule heading into the first debate next week.

  • Donald Trump faces his first questions over controversies involving his foundation and "birther" comments
  • Mike Pence says there's "far too much talk" about racism and policing.
  • Trump wants to expand stop-and-frisk policies despite concerns that the policies are racially discriminatory
  • Meanwhile, Trump orders a cheese steak from a Philadelphia restaurant with controverisal past
  • Hillary Clinton wonders, "Why aren't I 50 points ahead, you might ask?"

Donald Trump says stop-and-frisk would work for Chicago

Donald Trump lamented a “lack of spirit between the white and the black” that he said was on display in violent demonstrations overnight in Charlotte, N.C., and said distrust between law enforcement and the public seemed to be getting worse.

“You have to have law and order,” Trump said on “Fox & Friends” on Thursday. But at the same time, “there has to be a unity message somehow that has to get out, and it starts with leadership.”

Trump defended advocating an expanded stop-and-frisk policy, saying that it “really straightened things out” in New York City. He suggested it was not necessarily a nationwide policy¬†but one that could work in Chicago.

“You have 3,000 people shot and so many people dying — I mean, it’s worse than some of the places we’re hearing about, like Afghanistan,” he said. “You have to do something. It can’t continue the way it’s going.”

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