Trump Lies

Trump In Mid-April: COVID Is “So Easily Transmissible”

Mediaite reports: The audio starts with President Trump admitting to Woodward, “And Bob, it’s so easily transmissible, you wouldn’t believe it,” to which the author replied, “I know.” Trump then proceeded to tell a story about an Oval Office meeting with ten people in which someone “innocently” sneezed. According to the commander-in-chief, “the entire room bailed out, including me.” After …

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Trump Threatens Iran Over Alleged Assassination Plot

Agence France-Presse reports: President Trump on Monday night warned Iran of a counterattack “1,000 times greater in magnitude” after reports the Iranian government may have hatched an assassination plot against a US ambassador to avenge the killing of Qassem Soleimani. Politico reported on Sunday, citing two unnamed government officials, the existence of intelligence reports about an Iranian plot to assassinate …

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Woodward Book: Trump Lied About Chinese Travel Ban

Business Insider reports: At least five of President Donald Trump’s top advisers urged him to limit travel from China in late January, despite the president’s repeated claims that he made the decision alone, journalist Bob Woodward reports in a new book. Woodward writes in his White House exposé “Rage” that health experts, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, Health and Human Services …

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Bolton: Trump Is A “Useful Idiot” For Dictators [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: On Monday’s edition of CNN’s “The Situation Room,” former National Security Adviser John Bolton agreed with the assessment of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman that the president was a “useful idiot” for Russian President Vladimit Putin, and other foreign strongmen. “I think his behavior, almost across the board in international affairs, betrays lack of analysis, lack of consideration …

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Trump: Nevada’s Lockdown Rules Don’t Apply To Me

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports: President Donald Trump told the Review-Journal in an exclusive interview Sunday that he did not believe he was subject to Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order limiting gatherings to 50 people when he addressed a crowd of thousands at an indoor rally in Henderson. The president blamed the Democratic governor for forcing his campaign to abandon …

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Trump Claims He Will “Negotiate” For A Third Term

Forbes reports: President Trump said that he plans to “negotiate” to run again in 2024 if he wins reelection in November, his latest in a series of comments that have alarmed critics who say he has little regard for constitutional boundaries. During a rally in Nevada, Trump predicted he would win reelection and carry Nevada, a state he lost narrowly …

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Nevada Cultists Chant “Lock Him Up” About Obama

Reuters reports: In open defiance of state regulations and his own administration’s pandemic health guidelines, President Donald Trump hosted his first indoor rally since June, telling a packed, nearly mask-less Nevada crowd that the nation was “making the last turn” in defeating the virus. Eager to project a sense of normalcy in imagery, Trump soaked up the raucous cheers inside …

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Trump Invents Another Nonexistent Award For Himself

The Business Times reports: It appears President Trump is pretty confident about winning the votes of Cubans in Florida after bragging about being the recipient of the Bay of Pigs award. On Sunday, Bay of Pigs began trending on Twitter after Trump tweeted about the recognition he received for helping the Cuban population. However, the award in question doesn’t exist. …

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Trump Endorses Extrajudicial Killings By Police [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Discussing the recent police killing of a self-described anti-fascist suspected of fatally shooting a far-right activist in Portland, Oregon, President Donald Trump openly endorsed extrajudicial executions in a Fox News interview Saturday, declaring that “there has to be retribution.” “I put out, ‘When are you going to go get him?’ And the U.S. Marshals went in to …

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Trump At Super-Spreader Rally: “Now I Can Be Vicious”

The Associated Press reports: Kicking off a Western swing, President Donald Trump barreled into Nevada for the weekend, looking to expand his path to victory while unleashing a torrent of unsubstantiated claims that Democrats were trying to steal the election. Trump defied local authorities by holding a Saturday night rally in tiny Minden after his initial plan to hold one …

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Trump: Antifa Will “Attack Your Homes” If Biden Wins

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign solicited donations Saturday with a fear-mongering text warning of impending violent attacks by anti-fascist activists under a Joe Biden presidency: “ANTIFA ALERT: They’ll attack your homes if Joe’s elected. Pres Trump needs you to become a Diamond Club Member. Your name is MISSING. Donate.” There is no existing evidence to support the …

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Twitter Flags Another Of Trump’s “Vote Twice” Tweets

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein reminded people they cannot vote twice, again refuting President Donald Trump’s instruction for North Carolinians to vote by mail and try again in person. It is illegal. Twitter added a disclaimer above Trump’s tweet on Saturday morning: “This Tweet violated the Twitter Rules about civic and election integrity. …

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Giuliani: Like Trump, I Didn’t Panic People With Facts

“I never told people everything about September 11th. I didn’t tell them how many people — that night I was asked how many people died — and I said it’s too much for you to bear right now. “I never told them what was really going on at Ground Zero, how terrible it was, what we’re really recovering. “I didn’t …

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Collins Is Very Concerned About Trump’s COVID Lies

CNN reports: Republican Sen. Susan Collins said President Donald Trump “should have been straightforward with the American people” about the threat from the coronavirus, during a debate Friday night in Maine for her state’s competitive Senate race. “The American people can take hard facts. And he had an obligation as President to be straightforward with them and to tell all …

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Trump Again Accuses Biden Of Being On Drugs [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump has thrown out one of his most absurd explanations for opponent Joe Biden going from “so bad” in presidential debates to leading Trump in most election polls. It’s because Biden is on performance-enhancing drugs, apparently. “There’s probably, possibly, drugs involved,” Trump told Judge Jeanine Pirro on Fox News, with absolutely zero evidence. “That’s what …

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Trump Gets Second Nomination For Nobel Peace Prize

The New York Post reports: President Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for a second time this week — this time for brokering a historic peace deal between Serbia and breakaway republic Kosovo. In a Friday morning tweet, Magnus Jacobsson, a member of the Swedish Parliament, announced he was nominating the Trump administration and the two European …

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Trump Vows Violence Against Election Night Protesters

Politico reports: President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to “put … down very quickly” riots on election night should aggrieved Democrats take to the streets in the wake of his potential victory. The remarks from the president came in an interview with Fox News host Jeanine Pirro set to air Saturday, in which he was asked how he would respond to …

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Trump Misattributes Kitschy Slogan To WWII Britain

CNN reports: President Donald Trump is now not just downplaying the coronavirus — he’s resorting to absurd historical allusions about great World War II leaders to try to disguise his culpability in 190,000 American deaths. Trump ridiculously invoked the former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and the President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at a Thursday night rally, claiming that like them, …

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Trump Held Six Indoor Rallies After Airborne Comments

CBS News reports: Even after privately acknowledging that COVID-19 was a virus transmitted through the air in early February, President Trump participated in several campaign rallies in indoor venues before states began to shut down in early March to mitigate the spread of the virus, according to revelations from journalist Bob Woodward’s upcoming book. “It goes through air, Bob. That’s …

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Giuliani Claims St. Louis Gun Couple Came “Very, Very Close” To Being Raped And Murdered By BLM Activists

Law & Crime reports: The president’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani claimed that St. Louis attorneys Mark and Patricia McCloskey came “very very close” to being “murdered, having their house burned down, and being raped” on that day that they rushed out of their home and pointed guns at protesters. Giuliani interviewed the McCloskeys for an episode of his YouTube series …

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