Trump Lies

Trump Rages After Twitter Fact-Checks His Lies: They’re “Completely Stifling FREE SPEECH” And I’ll Stop Them!

Axios reports: President Trump responded via tweets Tuesday evening to Twitter fact-checking him for the first time on his earlier unsubstantiated posts claiming mail-in ballots in November’s election would be fraudulent. As of Tuesday evening, Twitter added a link to each tweet giving users the option to “get the facts about mail-in ballots.” Clicking on the link takes users to …

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Trump Campaign Wails After Twitter Slaps Fact-Check Labels On Trump’s Lying Tweets: “Biased Fake News”

“We always knew that Silicon Valley would pull out all the stops to obstruct and interfere with President Trump getting his message through to voters. Partnering with the biased fake news media ‘fact checkers’ is only a smoke screen Twitter is using to try to lend their obvious political tactics some false credibility.” – Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale, via …

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Trump Gaslights: I Didn’t Mock Biden For Wearing Mask

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday said he found it “unusual” that Joe Biden wore a mask to a Memorial Day ceremony the previous day. “Biden can wear a mask, but he was standing outside with his wife, perfect conditions, perfect weather. They’re inside they don’t wear masks,” Trump said during a Rose Garden event on insulin prices. “And …

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Twitter Slaps Fact-Check Labels On Trump’s Tweets

The Washington Post reports: Twitter on Tuesday slapped a fact-check label on President Trump’s tweets for the first time, a response to long-standing criticism that the company is too hands-off when it comes to policing misinformation and falsehoods from world leaders. The move, which escalates tensions between Washington and Silicon Valley in an election year, was made in response to …

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White House Defends Trump’s Murder Accusations

Mediaite reports: White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended President Donald Trump Tuesday amid multiple questions from reporters about POTUS’ continued tweets about a Joe Scarborough murder conspiracy theory. Jon Karl asked, “Why is the president making these unfounded allegations? I mean, this is pretty nuts, isn’t it? The president’s accusing somebody of possible murder. The family is pleading with …

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Trump Again Lies That Biden Has Apologized To Him

Never a peep about his lies from the cultists: Trump went on a Memorial Day attack on rival Joe Biden, who emerged from hohis Delaware home for the first time in weeks to lay a wreath at a veterans cemetary, on a day Trump paid a visit to Arlington Cemetery. Trump has previously claimed Biden sent him a letter of …

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Trump Claims “Zero Interest” In Holding Convention At His Miami Resort As “The Ballroom Isn’t Big Enough”

Forbes reports: President Donald Trump said in a tweet Monday he has “zero interest” in moving the Republican National Convention to his Doral golf resort in Florida, just hours after he suggested the August convention would have to move out of North Carolina unless Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper agrees to allow thousands to gather for the convention. Earlier this month, …

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Trump: I Stopped Taking That Drug And I’m Still Here

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump said he had “just finished” taking a two-week course of the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine, the medication he has vigorously promoted as a preventative or curative treatment for the coronavirus, even as evidence piles up that the drug may cause more harm than good. “Finished, just finished,” he said in an interview that aired on …

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Trump Lies For 1000th Time About Voting By Mail

Talking Points Memo reports: Trump has repeatedly shared unsubstantiated claims about mail-in voting since winning the 2016 presidential election. He’s become increasingly vocal about the issue in recent weeks, as more states increase vote-by-mail opportunities due to concerns about individuals packing into polling locations during the pandemic. After Michigan and Nevada took steps last week to increase voting by mail, …

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On His Way To Another Round Of Golf, Trump Again Accuses Joe Scarborough Of Committing 2001 Murder

On his way for a second straight day of golf amid a pandemic that has killed nearly 100,000 Americans, Trump again accused MSNBC host Joe Scarborough of murdering an assistant in his US House office 19 years ago. This is the third time in the last ten days that Trump has tweeted since an accusation, this time linking to a …

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Trump: My Malaria Drug Is Getting “Rave Reviews”

The New York Post reports: President Trump said the hydroxychloroquine he has been taking for several weeks has been getting “rave reviews” despite health experts claiming the anti-malarial drug can be dangerous or even fatal for people infected with coronavirus. “Hydroxy has had tremendous rave reviews,” Trump told “Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson” during an interview that was scheduled to …

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White House Mum On Trump Dodging Physical Exam

NBC News reports: It’s been more than six months since President Donald Trump claimed to have started his annual physical at Walter Reed hospital but the White House is declining to explain why he has yet to complete the yearly doctor’s examination. Administration officials did not espond to NBC News’ request for comment about the delay — despite Trump announcing …

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Trump: We Don’t Want Anybody To Do Mail-In Ballots Unless They’re Sick Or They “Live In The White House”

“We don’t want them to do mail-in ballots because it’s going to lead to total election fraud. So we don’t want them to do mail-in ballots. We don’t want anybody to do mail-in ballots. Now, if somebody has to mail it in because they’re sick, or, by the way, because they live in the White House and they have to …

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Trump Again Lies He Was “Michigan Man Of The Year”

The indefatigable Daniel Dale reports for CNN: President Donald Trump has a favorite way to illustrate what he says is the strength of his relationship with the critical swing state he is visiting on Thursday. He tells a story about how he was once named Michigan’s “Man of the Year,” though there is no evidence this ever happened. It’s worth …

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Trump Repeats Vow To Defund States Over Mail Voting

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday doubled down on his threat to withhold funding from states over plans to allow more voting to be conducted by mail, claiming that mail-in ballots are riddled with “tremendous fraud.” “Mail-in ballots are very dangerous. There is tremendous fraud involved and tremendous illegality,” Trump told reporters during a meeting with Arkansas Gov. Asa …

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WH: Trump Can Vote By Mail Because He’s President

The Guardian reports: No surprise here: the first question to press secretary Kayleigh McEnany was about the president’s threat to withhold funding from states that are working to expand vote by mail. Asked what funding Trump was looking to withhold, McEnany dodged the question, saying, “I won’t get into exactly what the funding considerations are.” The press secretary said the …

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LIVE VIDEO: Lie-Filled White House Press Briefing

An opening message from Pat Robertson’s network: Kayleigh McEnany sees God’s hand in the president’s election. When asked if God put Donald Trump into The White House for such a time as this, her answer is clear. “Yeah, I think prayer made a difference in the election,” she says. “Not to say that He puts a certain political party in …

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Trump Threatens To Defund Michigan Over Mail Voting

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding to Michigan after the state’s Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) announced all of the state’s registered voters would receive applications for absentee ballots in the mail this year. Trump charged that the step was done “illegally” and threatened to withhold funding if the state did not reverse …

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Trump Calls Reporter “Rude” For Economy Question

Mediaite reports: “Mr. President, why haven’t you announced a plan to get 36 million unemployed Americans back to work. You’re overseeing historic economic despair. What’s the delay?” questioned the reporter, prompting President Trump to reply, “Oh, I think we’ve announced a plan. We’re opening up our country.” “Just a rude person, you are,” he snapped, before continuing, “We are opening …

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Mike Pence Says He’s Not Taking Trump’s Malaria Drug

Fox News reports: Vice President Mike Pence told Fox News Tuesday that he — unlike President Trump — is not taking hydroxychloroquine as part of an effort to stave off coronavirus. “My physician hasn’t recommended that, but I wouldn’t hesitate” to take it if he did recommend it, Pence added. Pence gave the interview following a meeting of the National …

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