Not firing Rosenstein, Trump says; 'very good relationship'

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Trump began his remarks at a conference for the International Association of Chiefs of Police, which was held at the Orange County Convention Center, around 2 p.m. and praised officers - including Orlando Police Chief John Mina - for the work they do to protect their communities.

Trump says politicians who spread "dangerous anti-police sentiment make life easier for criminals and more unsafe for law-abiding citizens and police".

Last year, the House Intelligence Committee forced Perkins Coie lawyer Marc Elias to admit that the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee funded the Fusion GPS dossier that alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

Trump then cited the success that Rudy Giuliani, now a Trump advisor, had with stop-and-frisk when he was the New York City mayor. "The press wants to know, 'What did you talk about?' 'We had a very good talk, ' I will say". Those stats don't seem to be deterring Trump's latest order stating: "It's got to be properly applied, but stop and frisk works".

Trump insisted several times during his 2016 campaign that Chicago should adopt it with gusto.

Watch the clip above, courtesy of Fox News. "You don't hear it from the media, but I can tell you ... the people of our country love you".

So far this year (through October 8), 2,346 people have been shot, according to statistics gathered by the Chicago Tribune.

When the Times report broke, Rosenstein adamantly denied the claims, saying: "I never pursued or authorized recording the president, and any suggestion that I have ever advocated for the removal of the president is absolutely false". 'I know the law enforcement people in Chicago, and I know how good they are.

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In other places around the country, stop-and-frisk is known as the "Terry" stop after the 1968 Terry v. OH case.

The stop-and-frisk policy in New York City is a practice of temporarily detaining and questioning and sometimes searching people for weapons or contraband.

He's talking about a return to "stop-and-frisk" policies that run contrary to Chicago's ongoing effort to fix shattered public trust between citizens and police, the mayor said.

In August 2015, the ACLU pressed for expanded reporting on investigatory stops in Chicago after releasing a study showing minorities have been predominately targeted for stops here.

After the Bloomberg administration appealed Scheindlin's ruling, appellate judges allowed the city to continue stop-and-frisk policing - and removed Scheindlin from the case after determining that she tried to steer the case to her own courtroom.

After Mayor Bill de Blasio took office, his administration withdrew the appeal.