Fox News sent one of its contributors into the heart of Baltimore to find out how its residents feel about conditions in the city. (Fox News)
“They have made it very clear, they don’t care about the politics of things. But it’s very clear that liberal policies have definitely affected Baltimore. The question is, what would be the response. We’ve seen the failure of all these cities, including Baltimore where there is corruption,” Jones told “Fox & Friends.”
Trump started a feud with House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings, calling the congressman’s district “a disgusting, rat and rodent-infested mess.”
During Jones’ “Man on the Street” interviews with residents, their responses were negative. Jones interviewed a resident who said, “The crisis is not just the crime. But the crisis starts downtown with the government.”
“I personally don’t even want to live in Baltimore anymore and I’m afraid to actually raise a family here and this is my home,” another resident told Jones.
President Trump said Baltimore’s African American community “thanked” him for drawing attention to the city’s plight.