The Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Jim Jordan, has announced that he will be taking his committee on a field trip to New York City to hold a field hearing on crime rates in the city. This move is being criticized by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office, which has stated that if Jordan truly cared about public safety, he could simply go to his own home state of Ohio, where crime rates are actually higher than in New York City. The crime rate in Columbus, Ohio, for example, is almost three times the murder rate in New York City. The media has also been criticized for focusing too much on the crime rate in blue states while ignoring higher crime rates in red states. For example, while property crime in New York City has increased, the murder and violent crime rates have actually decreased, whereas Florida has seen an increase in violent crime. The top 25 highest crime rates in the country are mostly in red states, which are run by Republicans, but this is not a narrative that the media tends to cover.
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