Trump Lies

Trump Campaign Claims “86” Pin On Whitmer’s Desk Means She Is “Encouraging Assassination Attempts”

New York Magazine reports: During the governor’s remote appearance on Meet the Press, an anti-Trump “86 45” pin could be clearly seen on her desk in the background. “45” refers to Trump, and “86” is slang primarily used by restaurant workers to denote getting rid of something or it being out of stock — though the shorthand, which has no …

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Gidley Attacks NBC Town Hall Host For Daring To Ask Trump About Spreading “Crazy Conspiracy” Theories

“When the American people got the chance to ask the questions that concerned their futures, not just for them and their families, but for their children, for their friends, they asked serious questions about the economy, they asked serious questions about jobs coming back, questions about COVID. “Savannah Guthrie takes her time to ask about a crazy conspiracy theory to …

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Trump Campaign Flack: Voters Hate It When People “Make A Lot Of Money Trading On Their Family Name”

ABC News reports: Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace questioned Trump campaign senior advisor Jason Miller about the Trump campaign’s attacks on Democratic nominee Joe Biden in connection with his son Hunter’s work at Ukrainian energy firm Burisma, noting that two GOP-led Senate committees had cleared both men of any wrongdoing. “The fact is Vice President Biden has actually released …

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RNC Chair Claims Terrorists Who Plotted To Kidnap And Murder Michigan Governor Have “No Political Affiliation”

Mediaite reports: ABC’s George Stephanopoulos pressed Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel over President Donald Trump egging on his supporters as they rail against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D). First of all, the president and his FBI foiled this plot,” she responded. “I think Governor Whitmer is really inappropriate to try to lay blame at the president. These were sick …

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After Mocking Biden’s Stutter, Future Real Housewives Reject Lara Trump Says He’s Having “Cognitive Decline”

The Hill reports: Lara Trump on Sunday denied mocking Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s speech, and instead suggested that the former vice president may be experiencing a cognitive decline. She said on Sunday that she “had absolutely no idea” that Biden had ever struggled with a stutter and then suggested that his way of speaking was indicative of cognitive decline. …

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Eric Trump Busted In Stupid Lie About Biden’s “House”

Snopes reports: On Oct. 17, 2020, Eric Trump, son of U.S. President Donald Trump, tweeted a picture of a palatial-looking home valued at approximately $1.6M, asserting that it was the current residence of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and questioning how Biden could have legitimately purchased such a property on his former salary of $174,000 per year. However Eric Trump …

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Trump Task Force Dr. Scott Atlas: “Masks Work? NO”

CNN reports: White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas sought to undermine the importance of face masks on Saturday as coronavirus cases spike across the US. Atlas wrote in a tweet, “Masks work? NO” followed by a series of misrepresentations about the science behind the effectiveness of masks in combating the pandemic. The tweet links to an article …

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RNC Chair Continues Lies About Biden’s Tax Plan

FactCheck.org called out this lie months ago and today she’s still spreading the same bullshit. The Republican National Convention Chairwoman, Ronna McDaniel, is facing harsh criticisms on social media after she claimed on social media that Donald Trump’s Presidential opponent, Joe Biden, intended to raise taxes on the large bulk of Americans ahead of the election. McDaniel, who was one …

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Trump: If I Lose, Maybe I’ll Leave The Country [VIDEO]

The Insider reports: President Trump suggested at a rally in Georgia that he may have to “leave the country” if Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the election next month. “Could you imagine if I lose?” Trump said on Friday. “I’m not going to feel so good. Maybe I’ll have to leave the country, I don’t know.” Trump repeatedly mocked …

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Trump May Sell Estate At Center Of NY Tax Probe

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Trump Organization is considering selling its sprawling Westchester, N.Y., estate, according to people familiar with the matter, after years of unsuccessful development attempts that ended with an agreement to preserve part of the property. The New York attorney general’s office has said it is examining whether any benefits Mr. Trump received from that agreement …

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Trump Doesn’t Know Right Wing Satire Site Is Satire

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Friday shared a story from a known news satire website seemingly in earnest, using the fake report to blast Twitter’s handling of dubious allegations against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. The story tweeted by the president early Friday morning was published by The Babylon Bee — which bills itself online as “the world’s best …

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Trump Admits He Owes $400 Million: “It’s A Peanut”

Bloomberg News reports: While discussing the issue of his taxes, President Donald Trump did not deny that he owes entities about $400 million, and pledged to tell Americans to whom he owes money. “I will not mind at all saying who it is,” Trump said Thursday, during a live town hall on NBC. He said he doesn’t owe money to …

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Trump Defends Claim Bin Laden Is Still Alive: That Was A Retweet, People Can Decide For Themselves [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: NBC moderator Savannah Guthrie prodded President Donald Trump Thursday during his town hall when talking about him retweeting conspiracy theories, saying he’s not just “someone’s crazy uncle.” Guthrie pressed Trump on his penchant for tweets that spread disinformation, including one post he retweeted that contained a conspiracy theory that former Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack …

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Facebook Allows Trump To Run Thousands Of Ads With Photos Manipulated To Make Biden Appear To Be Older

Media Matters reports: Despite Facebook’s policy against manipulated media in ads, President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign ran thousands of Facebook ads in the last three months that feature manipulated photos of Democratic candidate Joe Biden. Over 2,500 ads feature images in which Biden’s coloring and facial features have been edited to make him appear older, while more than a thousand …

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Obama Hits Trump For Spreading QAnon Batshittery

The Washington Post reports: As former president Barack Obama prepares to hit the campaign trail to boost Joe Biden’s bid for the White House, he lashed out at President Trump on Wednesday. In an interview on the liberal “Pod Save America” podcast, Obama particularly blasted his successor for continuing to spread misinformation. “Trump is a symptom of [misinformation] and an …

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GOP Rep Rips Trump For “Batshit Crazy” QAnon Tweet

Mediaite reports: Rep. Denver Riggleman blasted President Donald Trump for retweeting a “batshit crazy” QAnon conspiracy theory, telling CNN’s Jake Tapper that it was an “insane” and “dangerous tweet.” Tapper began the segment with the original tweet that the president had shared, which he described as “yet another baseless conspiracy theory” — a post by a QAnon supporter claiming that …

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Trump Wins IA Court Battle Over 70K Absentee Ballots

The New York Times reports: While President Trump hit the trail on Wednesday night in Des Moines, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled in his favor, determining that the state’s top election official had the authority to invalidate about 70,000 absentee ballot applications because they had been filled out in advance with voters’ personal information. The ruling upheld a contentious directive …

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Feds Spent Years Investigating Whether Egyptian State Bank Funneled Millions To Trump’s 2016 Campaign

CNN reports: For more than three years, federal prosecutors investigated whether money flowing through an Egyptian state-owned bank could have backed millions of dollars Donald Trump donated to his own campaign days before he won the 2016 election, multiple sources familiar with the investigation told CNN. The investigation, which both predated and outlasted special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, examined whether …

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Barrett: “Open Question” If Trump Can Pardon Himself

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Wednesday said it is an “open question” as to whether Trump could pardon himself while adding that the top U.S. judicial body “can’t control” whether a president obeys its decisions. Trump has said he has the “absolute power” to pardon himself, part of his executive clemency authority. Asked …

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Trump Won’t Commit To Keeping Bill Barr After DOJ’s “Unmasking” Probe Doesn’t Deliver: “I’m Not Happy”

From the right wing Newsmax: President Donald Trump offerered a “no comment” on whether he plans to keep Attorney General William Barr should he win a second term. In an exclusive interview with Newsmax TV that airs Wednesday night on “Greg Kelly Reports,” Trump said it’s “too early” to determine whether he would ask Barr to come back or if …

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