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Freddy Gray speaks to editor-at-large of the Wall Street Journal Gerard Baker about why the media’s wrong reporting of Trump’s “bloodshed” comments have played to his advantage; why America has lost trust in its institutions; and whether voters think the economy was better off under Trump. 

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