Trump Lies

Pentagon Denies Trump’s Claim Of Beirut “Attack”

The Daily Beast reports: Pentagon officials have reportedly said that they have absolutely no idea what President Donald Trump was talking about when he described the gigantic and deadly Beirut explosion as a “terrible attack” carried out using a “bomb of some kind.” On Tuesday, hours after the explosion killed at least a hundred people and wounded thousands, Trump said: …

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Trump Sues To Stop Voting By Mail In Nevada

NBC News reports: The re-election campaign of President Donald Trump on Tuesday night followed through on his threats to sue Nevada over its plan to conduct the November election almost entirely by mail-in ballot. The suit, which claims such statewide voting by mail is unconstitutional, comes one day after Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill that would facilitate mail-in …

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Trump: I Endorsed Voting By Mail In Florida Because The State Has A “Great Republican Governor” [VIDEO]

“Florida’s got a great Republican governor. And it had a great Republican governor. Two great governors. And over a long period of time they’ve been able to get the absentee ballots done extremely professionally. “They’re so well run. Florida’s a very well run state. Low taxes, low everything. They’ve done a great job. Really a great job. “And the two …

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Trump Calls Beirut Explosion “A Terrible Attack” [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has described deadly explosions in Lebanon as a “terrible attack” despite no evidence that suggests the blasts were intentional. Massive explosions in Beirut on Tuesday have killed at least 70 people and injured more than 3,000 others while leveling a large segment of the capital. “Let me begin by sending America’s deepest sympathies to the …

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CNN Anchor Roasts Lying Trump Advisor Mercedes Schlapp: “You’re Just Saying A Bunch Of Crap” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Trump campaign senior advisor Mercedes Schlapp Schlapp was left with the unenviable task of defending the president’s whiplash-inducing hypocrisy, attempting to not only make the distinction between absentee and mail-in voting but also trying to justify why some states’ mail vote is “safe and secure” while others are not. As the increasingly hostile back-and-forth wound down …

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McEnany Denies Trump Just Endorsed Voting By Mail

Mediaite reports: WNBC’s Geoff Bennett invoked Trump’s tweet during McEnany’s press briefing, and he asked her to explain the about-face. “What in his view changed? Was he advised by Republicans that he was potentially suppressing his own vote by stoking unfounded fears about mail-in voting? Will he admit now the fact that voting by mail across the country by mail …

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REVERSAL: Trump Urges Floridians To Vote By Mail

CNN reports: After repeatedly seeking to discredit mail-in voting, President Donald Trump on Tuesday claimed Florida’s election system is “safe and secure” and encourages Floridians to vote by mail. This comes days after Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said on a Trump campaign conference call that he had no concerns about mail-in voting in his state. The President has recently begun …

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Giuliani Wants More “Alzheimer’s” Attacks On Biden

Politico reports: Giuliani had some of his own advice. “If I were running the campaign I would do a commercial with the people in St. Louis who had to guard their homes with guns. That’s a suburb!” (The couple, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, was recently charged in St. Louis with the unlawful use of a weapon, but the state’s attorney …

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In Shocking Axios Interview, Trump Shrugs Off COVID Deaths, Belittles John Lewis, Defends Ghislaine Maxwell

Axios reports: President Trump said in an interview with “Axios on HBO” that he thinks the coronavirus is as well-controlled in the U.S. as it can be, despite dramatic surges in new infections over the course of the summer and more than 150,000 American deaths. “They are dying, that’s true. And you have — it is what it is. But …

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George Conway: Trump’s Name Should Live In Infamy, Remember Him Not As A President, “But As A Cheat”

George Conway writes for the Washington Post: Trump should have been removed already twice over, for obstructing the Russia investigation and extorting Ukraine. His effort to sabotage a democratic system he swore to protect only confirms his unfitness for the job. But it’s too late for impeachment now. Trump’s sanction must come at the polls, and beyond. For the sake …

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Trump Demands US Get Cut Of TikTok Sale [VIDEO]

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump said TikTok will have to close in the U.S. by Sept. 15 — unless there’s a deal to sell the social network’s domestic operations to Microsoft Corp. or another U.S. company. Trump also said the federal government will have to be paid a “substantial amount of money” as part of any deal. “I don’t …

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Manhattan DA Filing Suggests Trump Organization Is Under Investigation For “Extensive Criminal Conduct”

The Hill reports: The Manhattan district attorney’s office on Monday hinted that its subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns is part of an investigation into “possibly extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization,” including potential fraud allegations detailed in media reports in recent years. In response to the latest legal challenge by Trump’s attorneys, New York County prosecutors …

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Trump Attacks “Pathetic” Birx For COVID Surge Warning

The Guardian reports: House speaker Nancy Pelosi escalated an attack on Dr Deborah Birx, a senior scientist on Donald Trump’s coronavirus taskforce, in television comments on Sunday as Birx defended the administration’s handling of the pandemic. Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, was asked on ABC’s This Week whether she has confidence in Birx, a renowned public health expert who …

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When Trump Claimed He Struck Oil In Manhattan

Mother Jones resurfaces a classic Trump tale: Donald Trump, oil tycoon? That’s what it sounded like in 1985, when Trump announced he had struck oil on a sprawling vacant lot he owned on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. ”Isn’t it amazing?” Mr. Trump told the New York Times. “It’s a classic major oil find in Manhattan.” Not quite. The oil wasn’t …

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Trump: Media Lies About COVID To Make Me Look Bad

The Hill reports: President Trump again accused the news media of being “the enemy of the people” and “working overtime” to make the country and him “look as bad as possible” in a series of Monday tweets. Trump’s tweets focused on his assertion that the U.S. is doing better than other countries in handling the coronavirus. The U.S. has recorded …

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Trump Vows To Sue Nevada For “Illegal” Mail-In-Voting

The Washington Post reports: President Trump threatened a lawsuit Monday after Nevada passed legislation Sunday to send mail-in ballots to all voters in response to the pandemic, claiming without evidence that the move was illegal and that Democrats were “using Covid” to win the election. The tweet was Trump’s latest salvo directed at undermining confidence in mail-in balloting, which states …

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Two Weeks Ago Trump Promised To Sign A “Full And Complete Health Care Plan” By Today, That Was A Lie

The Washington Post reports: It was a bold claim when President Trump said that he was about to produce an overhaul of the nation’s health-care system, at last doing away with the Affordable Care Act, which he has long promised to abolish. “We’re signing a health-care plan within two weeks, a full and complete health-care plan,” Trump pledged in a …

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Trump Points To Australia Spike, Claims “Fake News” Is Hiding “Big China Virus Breakouts All Over The World”

The Hill reports: President Trump in an early morning tweet on Sunday accused the press of failing to report coronavirus outbreaks in other nations as cases surge in the U.S. Trump linked to coverage of a state of disaster being declared in Victoria, Australia due to a resurgence of the virus. The Australian state reported 671 new cases of the …

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GOP Fears Trump Is Sabotaging Turnout Of Own Party

The Hill reports: Polls show that Trump’s attacks have undermined GOP confidence in mail-in voting, which otherwise has overwhelming support among Democrats and independents. Some Republicans are urging GOP leaders to abandon the attacks on mail-in voting and to instead embrace it, saying that greater access to absentee ballots are a foregone conclusion this year and warning that the president …

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Disclosure: Trump Earned At Least $440 Million In 2019

Politico reports: Before the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on the tourism and hospitality industries, President Donald Trump’s high-profile properties were humming along in 2019, according to an annual disclosure report released late Friday evening. Trump National Doral Miami, the golf resort where the president had considered hosting this year’s G-7 gathering of world leaders before scrapping the plans, brought in …

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