Trump Lies

SURE JAN: Trump Vows That Mexico Will Eventually Pay For The Border Wall In Some Form At A Later Date

The Huffington Post reports: Senior White House officials on Sunday urged Democrats not to shut the government down over partial funding for President Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Lost in their appeals, however, was the president’s oft-repeated promise that Mexico would pay for it. Trump vowed that Mexico would pay for a “big, beautiful ...

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AG Jeff Sessions On Trump’s Border Wall: We’re Going To Get It Paid For One Way Or The Other [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Sunday expressed confidence that President Trump’s proposed wall along the country’s southern border would be funded. “We’re going to get it paid for one way or the other,” Sessions said on ABC’s “This Week” when asked if there is any evidence Mexico will pay for the wall. He said he doesn’t expect ...

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Trump Signs “Hire American” Executive Order Despite Hiring Dozens Of Foreign Workers At Mar-A-Lago

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump promoted his “buy American, hire American” policy again Tuesday — but his family’s companies haven’t always followed that pledge themselves. After touring a Snap-on tools plant in Wisconsin on Tuesday afternoon, Trump signed an executive order pushing the hiring of domestic workers by American companies. “We are sending a powerful signal to the world. We ...

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Trump Blames Obama For MS-13 Gangs

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday criticized his predecessor for being “weak” on illegal immigration and blamed him, without evidence, for allowing the violent MS-13 gang to form in America. “The weak illegal immigration policies of the Obama Admin. allowed bad MS 13 gangs to form in cities across U.S. We are removing them fast!” the president said on ...

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New York Times Blasts Trump On LGBT Rights

From the editorial board of the New York Times: It was a jarringly unorthodox moment even for Donald Trump. At a rally in Colorado last October, an audience member handed him a gay pride flag that bore a handwritten endorsement: “LGBTs for TRUMP.” The candidate smiled as he unfurled the flag, displaying it for a few seconds. A spokesman later ...

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Trump Parrots This Morning’s Fox & Friends

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump on praised a book titled “Reasons to vote for Democrats” that is filled with blank pages following a Fox News segment on the book. “A great book for your reading enjoyment: ‘REASONS TO VOTE FOR DEMOCRATS’ by Michael J. Knowles,” Trump tweeted. Knowles appeared on Fox & Friends earlier Monday morning to talk about ...

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POLL: 36% Say Trump Is Honest And Trustworthy

Gallup reports: President Donald Trump’s image among Americans as someone who keeps his promises has faded in the first two months of his presidency, falling from 62% in February to 45%. The public is also less likely to see him as a “strong and decisive leader,” as someone who “can bring about the changes this country needs” or as “honest ...

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Trump: Yesterday’s Tax Return Protesters Were “Paid”

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has accused protesters who took to the streets of cities across the US to demand he publish his tax returns of being part of an organised conspiracy paid for by persons unknown. The billionaire said his election as US President meant the release of tax returns was irrelevant, writing on Twitter: “Someone should look into ...

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Trump Flips On Four Campaign Positions In One Day: NATO, Janet Yellen, Chinese Currency, The EXIM Bank

On NATO: Trump said NATO is “no longer obsolete” during a Wednesday press conference with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, backtracking on his past criticism of the alliance. During the campaign, he frequently called the organization “obsolete,” saying did little to crack down on terrorism and that its other members don’t pay their “fair share.” On China: Trump told the Wall ...

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Paul Manafort Registers As Foreign Agent

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman is registering as a foreign agent. Paul Manafort’s spokesman says he was in talks with the government about registering before the 2016 election and is now “taking appropriate steps” in response to “formal guidance” from the government. The spokesman says Manafort’s lobbying work was not conducted on behalf of the ...

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Today’s Stupid Lie From Hair Furor

Here’s what really happened in Kansas yesterday: Republican Ron Estes will be the next congressman from the state of Kansas, but his victory Tuesday night did not come as easily as many expected in the deep-red state. GOP strategists warned in recent days that Democrat James Thompson, a civil rights attorney, was in striking distance against Estes, Kansas state treasurer ...

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Trump Continues Attempt To Divert From Flynn Scandal

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump, after again ripping the “Fake News Media,” turned to Fox News for proof that he’s the victim in the probes of his administration’s alleged Russian ties. The President, in another Saturday morning tweetstorm, quoted a Fox story from a day earlier reporting that members of Trump’s team were identified in intelligence reports ...

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Your Daily Meltdown From Hair Furor

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday called for NBC News to devote more attention to his unproven claims that President Obama spied on him and stop covering the investigations into Russia’s interference in the election. It was not immediately apparent what NBC coverage Trump was taking issue with. Chuck Todd on Friday interviewed top Washington lawyer Abbe Lowell and ...

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Trump On Michael Flynn: It’s A Witch Hunt By Dems!

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump appeared to offer legal advice to his former national security advisor on Friday morning amid reports that Michael Flynn has agreed to be interviewed by the FBI in exchange for immunity. One old comment of Flynn’s is gaining new prominence in light of the Journal’s report. Speaking about Hillary Clinton’s private email server in ...

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Trump Threatens The New York Times

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump again on Thursday attacked The New York Times for its coverage of him. He tweeted Thursday morning that the newspaper is disgracing the media industry and suggested that he might change libel laws in response. “The failing @nytimes has disgraced the media world,” Trump tweeted. “Gotten me wrong for two solid years. Change libel ...

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President Crybaby Throws His Daily Tantrum

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday attacked New York Times, saying the newspaper’s coverage has gotten worse since the election. “Remember when the failing @nytimes apologized to its subscribers, right after the election, because their coverage was so wrong,” the president tweeted. “Now worse!” “If the people of our great country could only see how viciously and inaccurately my ...

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Hair Furor Unleashes Yet Another Raging Tweetstorm

The Week reports: If you read President Trump’s latest tweets and set aside a quarter for every time he says “Russia,” you’ll have enough money to buy a used copy of The Art of the Deal. In the first of a series of tweets sent Monday night, Trump said he thought an investigation into Russian ties to the United States ...

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Wikileaks Denies “Backchannel” Ties To Roger Stone

Remember all the times Roger Stone claimed to be in cahoots with Wikileaks? CNN reports: WikiLeaks is publicly distancing itself from longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone, who for months during the 2016 campaign claimed to have a backchannel communication with the group’s founder, Julian Assange. In an email exchange with CNN’s KFile, a representative for the group denied that ...

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ENDLESS LIES: Trump Claims He Never Said He’d Repeal And Replace Obamacare Right Away [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump signaled Friday that his failed effort to repeal and replace Obamacare won’t be his last try. “I guess I’m here what, 64 days? I never said repeal and replace Obamacare — you’ve all heard my speeches — I never said repeal it and replace it within 64 days,” Trump told reporters shortly after House Republican ...

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PolitiFact Rips Into The Many “Flagrant Falsehoods” Told By Trump During Latest Time Magazine Interview

Via PolitiFact: Confronted by his most flagrant falsehoods, President Donald Trump finally faced the question of why he makes so many unsubstantiated claims. “What have I said that is wrong?” Trump asked. Trump said his instinct is usually right, and he usually finds evidence supporting his claims that the media and his critics ignore — even as he continued to ...

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