Donald Trump doubles down on law and order strategy in Kenosha

US president projects tough-on-crime image during visit to Wisconsin city scarred by violence
President Donald Trump tours an area of Kenosha that was damaged during demonstrations © AP

When Donald Trump met local leaders in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, he barely mentioned Jacob Blake, the black man shot seven times in the back by a white police officer in front of his children. Instead, the US president made it clear that his sympathies lay with the police force.