"The attack on our Dallas police is an attack on our country, our whole nation is in mourning and will be for a very long time".
"Hilliary Clinton is the secretary of the status quo and wherever Hillary Clinton goes, corruption and scandal follow", he said.
Trump promised to clean house at the VA, ticking off a series of scandals, from the deaths of veterans while on a waiting list for care to the bonuses paid executives who oversaw massive cost overruns.
One thing that seems all but certain is that the person whom Trump ultimately taps will have political experience - a trait that was first floated by his now-former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, in an interview with "CBS This Morning" back in May.
"We must maintain law and order at the highest level, or we will cease to have a country - 100 percent", Trump said.
Under a plan Trump first announced last fall, eligible veterans would be able to bring their veterans' ID cards to any private doctor or facility that accepts Medicare and receive immediate treatment. Trump said he would fight to make sure every American citizen had a safe home and safe community.
Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the top Democrat on the Oversight committee, said in response to the criminal referral that "Republicans are so frustrated with the FBI's unanimous decision that they are now completely unloading on Secretary Clinton with everything they've got - right before the presidential conventions".
"The Trump campaign joined forces with the Democratic party to strip delegates of their authority over the presidential nomination process, in opposition to the entirety of Republican Party history and the Constitution". "I will pick up the phone and fix it myself if I have to", he said. "I thought today's women were independent and had a lot of sexual freedom", he said in April 2006.
Trump added he was the "candidate of compassion. Show us that you have the courage to stand for leader of the Free World, appeal to the better angels of our nature, and to deliver this Republic from the abomination of a Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton presidency".
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a former 2016 presidential candidate and a potential Trump running mate, was on board with Trump's message. "I don't need two anti-establishment people", Trump said. John McCain for being captured during the Vietnam War. The change, he argued, would help improve wait times and services by adding competition.
But Trump supporter Matt Lewandowski - no relation to Trump's fired campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski - believes Trump has the ability to shore up broken federal agencies while also helping heal racial divisions in the U.S. AP material published by LongIsland.com, is done so with explicit permission.