America Was ‘Not Normal’ Long Before Donald Trump Got Elected, Cory Booker Says


America Was ‘Not Normal’ Long Before Donald Trump Got Elected, Cory Booker Says

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker. Larry French/Getty Images for Fusion

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker used his address to a Manhattan audience today to push back on the popular anti-President Donald Trump slogan “this is not normal”—asserting that the lack of federal gun control laws and the phenomenon of mass incarceration have made the United States an outlier in the industrialized world for decades.
The Democratic senator and former Newark mayor was one of a number of politicians to grace the stage at the Popular Democracy Forum today, a summit to discuss the impact of technology on American …

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