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President Trump hosts roundtable discussion on reform of the penal system in Bedminster, New Jersey.

President Trump weighed in on the new string of shootings in Chicago on Thursday, marking the bloodshed that left at least 11 dead and 70 injured, an “absolute and total disaster.”

On the occasion of a reform of the penal system roundtable on his golf club in Bedminister, New Jersey, in addition to governors and attorneys General, the President, a majority of the blame for the violence at the feet of city management.

“We must strengthen the community bonds with law enforcement authorities, including cities such as Chicago, which is said to be an absolute and total disaster,” Trump “We’re talking about Chicago today, because this is something to believe in relation to our nation – no one would, that it could happen.

“Bad things continue to happen,” Trump. “And probably, I think, that take you out of the line. It is poor leadership. There is no reason, in a million years that something like this should happen in Chicago.”

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is fighting calls for his resignation in the midst of the upward trend in the violence in Chicago. Hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper, a long-time critic Emanuel Rev. Gregory Livingston and around 200 protesters – the shutdown of the Chicago, Lake Shore Drive on Aug. 2 – all you have called recently, Emanuel to step down.

“Our souls are burdened with,” Emanuel said in response. “It is unacceptable, in every neighborhood happen of Chicago. We are a better city.”

On Thursday in New Jersey has been meeting largely with officials, the implemented States, changes similar to those by the President, said White house.

To send the administration was pressing Congress to Trump the rules of law, would the Bureau of prisons with $50 million in the next five years for drug treatment, education and job-skills programs. Trump said the government felt “very, very strong”, about the assistance for former prisoners to find jobs.

“We want every child to grow up in a safe neighbourhood, surrounded by families, the loving and helpful and with a path to education and a life-long career,” Trump said.

Fox News’ Madeline Farber and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Matt Richardson is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @MRichardson713.

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