Trump Lies

Trump To Send Seniors $200 Drug Discount Cards By Borrowing $7B From Program That Does Not Yet Exist

STAT News reports: President Trump on Thursday pledged to send $200 prescription drug coupons to 33 million Medicare beneficiaries “in the coming weeks,” a political ploy to curry favor with seniors who view drug prices as a priority. The administration is getting its authority to ship the coupons from a Medicare demonstration program, a White House spokesman told STAT in …

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Trump Signs Toothless Order On Preexisting Conditions

The Associated Press reports: More than three-and-a-half years into his presidency and 40 days from an election, President Donald Trump on Thursday launched what aides termed a “vision” for health care heavy on unfulfilled aspirations. “It is affirmed, signed and done, so we can put that to rest,” Trump said after signing an executive order covering a range of issues, …

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Trump Again Won’t Say If He’ll Accept Election Result

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump refused to promise Thursday that he’ll accept the results of November’s election despite bipartisan outrage over his declining a day earlier to commit to a peaceful transition of power if Joe Biden wins. Speaking on the South Lawn of the White House before a trip to North Carolina, Trump reiterated his debunked …

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WH: Trump Will Accept The Results Of “A Fair Election”

The Daily Beast reports: Reporters gave White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany the chance to “clean up or clarify” President Trump’s shocking refusal to assure a “peaceful transfer of power” if he loses the election this fall. Her answers weren’t exactly reassuring. After belittling Playboy reporter Brian Karem who elicited the answer from Trump, McEnany said, “The president will accept …

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Pelosi: Trump Knows He’s Crazy, It’s So Self-Evident

From a lengthy interview with Elle Magazine: Pelosi is Trump’s greatest foil—the only real check on his power. She’s presided over his impeachment, famously ripped up his speech after his State of the Union address, and insulted his masculinity on cable news. He calls her “Crazy Nancy,” “Nervous Nancy,” and “unhinged”; she doesn’t care. “I have no interest in what …

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Trump’s Niece Sues Him And Family Over Inheritance

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump was sued by his niece Mary for allegedly conspiring with his brother and sister to defraud her out of part of her inheritance, months after she wrote a damning tell-all book about the family. Donald Trump, along with his brother Robert and sister Maryannne, failed to follow through on a pledge to “watch over …

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Trump Already Whining About Debate, Says Moderator Chris Wallace Is “Controlled By Radical Left” [AUDIO]

Mediaite reports: Fox & Friends hsot Brian Kilmeade spoke to Trump on his radio show and he asked what role the president thinks Wallace will serve as he presides over the debate. Trump answered by bragging about his TV ratings, claimed Wallace likes him because of the ratings he brings during their interviews, and then he said “I would be …

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Trump Threatens To Overrule FDA On COVID Vaccine

Politico reports: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the White House may not approve tougher FDA guidelines for authorizing the emergency use of any coronavirus vaccines. “That has to be approved by the White House,” Trump said. “We may or may not approve it.” Trump also suggested that the FDA’s decision to revise the standards, first issued in June, “was …

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Trump Won’t Commit To Peaceful Transfer Of Power

CNN reports: President Donald Trump would not commit to saying he would provide a peaceful transition of power after Election Day. “Well, we’re going to have to see what happens. You know that I’ve been complaining very strongly about the ballots and the ballots are a disaster,” Trump said at a press briefing at the White House on Wednesday evening, …

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COURT: Eric Trump Must Testify Before New York AG

NBC News reports: Eric Trump must testify in response to a subpoena from the New York Attorney General’s office before the presidential election as part of a probe of President Donald Trump’s company, a judge ordered Wednesday. Eric Trump, who is the president’s middle son and a top executive in the Trump Organization, must testify no later than Oct. 7, …

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Telemundo: Eric Trump Lied About Our Biden Interview

Politico reports: Telemundo anchor José Díaz-Balart on Wednesday refuted an allegation by one of President Donald Trump’s sons that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden relied on a teleprompter in a recent interview. In a clip tweeted by Eric Trump of the former vice president’s interview last week with Telemundo, Biden pledges that “there are going to be no deportations in …

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New York AG: Eric Trump Lied About Deposition Dodge

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump’s son Eric gave a judge a “false” explanation for why he backed out of a July deposition in a civil probe of the family business, New York’s top law enforcement officer said in a court filing. After New York took legal action in August to enforce a slate of subpoenas, Trump’s lawyer said his …

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Trump Again Ridicules Biden For Wearing A Face Mask

The New York Daily News reports: President Donald Trump again mocked Joe Biden for wearing a mask and asked a crowd in Pittsburgh why the Democrat would spend “all that money on the plastic surgery” to cover up his face. “He feels good about the mask,” Trump riffed. “I wonder in the debate, it will be him and I on …

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Trump: Protesters Are Throwing Cans Of Bumble Bee

The Insider reports: President Donald Trump made a bizarre claim Tuesday, without evidence, that protesters against police brutality in Minnesota and Chicago threw cans of “tuna fish and soup” at law enforcement officers. At his campaign rally in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, Trump alleged that protesters in Minnesota and Chicago had wielded cans, specifically the brands Goya Foods and Bumble Bee …

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WH Defends Trump’s “Virtually Nobody” Lie: You’re Taking Him Out Of Context, He Was “Telling The Truth”

Raw Story reports: CNN correspondent Jim Acosta noted that Trump had recently told his supporters that COVID-19 affects “virtually nobody,” referring to young people. “Shouldn’t the president be telling people the truth about this virus at his rallies?” Acosta asked. “The president is telling people the truth,” the press secretary insisted. “He’s not telling the truth,” Acosta pressed. “Jim, but …

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Trump To Meet On Killing Social Media Liability Shield

The Hill reports: President Trump is set to meet with a group of Republican state attorneys general about revising a law that gives tech companies a legal liability shield for content posted by third parties. Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act – which also gives platforms the ability to do good faith content moderation – has increasingly come under …

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Fauci Contradicts Trump’s “Virtually Nobody” Claims

Mediaite reports: On Tuesday, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta held an interview with Fauci, and he brought up Trump’s rally remarks in order to ask Fauci for confirmation its not “just the elderly” that have to worry about Covid. “No it’s not,” Fauci responded. “It isn’t just the elderly and those with underlying conditions. It can be serious in young people.” …

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Trump Registered His Corporate Trademark In Cuba To Build Resorts After Vowing Not To Do Business There

The Miami Herald reports: Despite earlier promises in Miami that he would not do business in Cuba until the island was “free,” Donald Trump applied in 2008 to register his Trump trademark in the Caribbean nation for a variety of commercial activities, including investing in real estate, hotels, casinos and golf courses. A search of the Cuban Industrial Property Office …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Addresses UN General Assembly

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump will assail China for the coronavirus pandemic in a speech Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly aimed squarely at U.S. voters, calling on the international body to punish Beijing. “In the earliest days of the virus, China locked down travel domestically while allowing flights to leave China and infect the world. The Chinese …

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Fox Doctor Suggests Joe Biden Is On “Speed” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: “Who is his dealer?!” Tucker Carlson snickered. “A lot of people are asking this question.” After playing a clip of the president accusing Biden of taking performance-enhancing drugs and challenging the ex-veep to get tested, the Fox News host noted that Biden “has not yet agreed” to be tested, before turning to Siegel. Siegel, who recently …

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