Oakland mayor fires back at Trump for calling her city dangerous
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The mayor of Oakland, Calif., is firing back at Donald TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger welcomes baby boy Tennessee lawmaker presents self-defense bill in 'honor' of Kyle Rittenhouse Five things to know about the New York AG's pursuit of Trump MORE after the presumptive GOP presidential nominee called her city one of the most dangerous places in the world.

"Let me be clear, regarding @nytimes story, the most dangerous place in America is Donald Trump's mouth," Mayor Libby Schaaf tweeted on Wednesday.


In a New York Times Magazine interview published Wednesday, Trump was asked about the most dangerous place he's visited. Initially, he jokingly responded, saying "Brooklyn."

“No, there are places in America that are among the most dangerous in the world. You go to places like Oakland. Or Ferguson," Trump said.

"The crime numbers are worse. Seriously."

In 2009, Oscar Grant was fatally shot by a transit police officer in Oakland.

In 2014, a local police officer in Ferguson, Mo., shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, an incident that sparked civil unrest in the city.