Most retweeted tweet of Dem convention's third day posted by Trump
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The most retweeted tweet during the third day of the Democratic National Convention was posted by Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDem lawmaker says Electoral College was 'conceived' as way to perpetuate slavery Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals to visit White House on Monday Transportation Dept requests formal audit of Boeing 737 Max certification MORE.

"Shooting deaths of police officers up 78% this year," Trump tweeted.

"We must restore law and order and protect our great law enforcement officers!"


Trump's tweet, which appears to be referencing a statistic from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's mid-year report on officer fatalities, was retweeted more than 13,000 times and liked by more than 39,000 users.

The GOP nominee often praises police and law enforcement on the campaign trail. He has also said he thinks officers in this country are treated "so unfairly."

On Wednesday, the GOP nominee slammed the Democratic Party for not addressing issues relating to police and law enforcement during its convention.

On the third night of the Democratic Convention, Vice President Biden, Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineDem senator wants Trump to extend immigration protections to Venezuelans Pentagon sends Congress list of projects that could lose funds to Trump's emergency declaration The Hill's Morning Report - 2020 Dems grapple with race, gender and privilege MORE (D-Va.) and President Obama spoke.