Trump Lies

Kudlow: There Is “No Second Wave” Of COVID [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Friday declared that a “second wave” of the coronavirus was not descending upon the country, even as cases of Covid-19 are spiking in more than a dozen states. “There is no emergency. There is no second wave. I don’t know where that got started on Wall Street,” Kudlow told “Fox & …

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FLOTUS Spox Rips “Fictional” Book About New Prenup

A standard Trumpian non-specific denial: The East Wing on Friday dismissed a new book about first lady Melania Trump that reported she waited to move to the White House in 2017 while she renegotiated the terms of her prenuptial agreement with President Trump. “Yet another book about Mrs. Trump with false information and sources. This book belongs in the fiction …

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McEnany: Joe Biden Is Spreading “Conspiracy Theories”

Talking Points Memo reports: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Thursday dismissed Joe Biden’s concerns that President Trump is going to “try to steal” November’s election. “I think that’s a ridiculous proposition,” McEnany said on “America’s Newsroom” on Fox News. “This president’s looking forward to November,” she continued. “This president’s hard at work for the American people, and leave …

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SCOTLAND: Trump Resort To Get Million Dollar Bailout As He Boasts About Not Asking For US Bailout Money

NBC News reports: Scottish golf courses owned by President Donald Trump’s businesses stand to benefit from more than a million dollars of taxpayer money, as part of a coronavirus relief program run by the Scottish government, according to government officials and an executive at one of Trump’s companies. The financial relief is aimed at helping the country’s tourism and leisure …

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REPORT: Trump Aides Turn Off Alerts For His Tweets

ABC News reports: The White House is preparing to announce a number of proposals later this week related to race and policing, but the rollout has yet to be determined. Many top advisers concede that these proposals are often overshadowed by controversial statements coming from the president’s Twitter account. Days in the West Wing are so often dictated by what …

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Trump Campaign Demands CNN Apologize For Poll

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign is demanding CNN retract and apologize for a recent poll that showed him well behind Joe Biden. The demand, coming in the form of a cease and desist letter to CNN President Jeff Zucker, was immediately rejected by the network. “We stand by our poll,” said Matt Dornic, a CNN spokesman. The CNN poll …

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WH Spox Endorses Trump’s Attack On Elderly Protester: This Man Posted “Profanity-Laden” Tweets About Cops

Mediaite reports: On Fox & Friends Wednesday, McEnany was asked about Trump picking up a conspiracy theory from far-right network OANN that the 75-year-old man was a provocateur who might have “set up” the extent of his injuries. “Could you expand on that?” Brian Kilmeade asked. “Does the president think that this guy is part of Antifa?” “The president was …

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Public Paid $77,000 For Junior To Kill Endangered Sheep

From the government watchdog group CREW: Donald Trump Jr.’s controversial trophy hunting trip to Mongolia cost taxpayers nearly $60,000 more than the government previously disclosed, according to documents obtained by CREW after suing over a Freedom of Information Act request. CREW originally received Secret Service documents in March that showed that Secret Service protection for the trip cost at least …

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WaPo Punctures Trump’s “96% GOP Approval” Claims

Phillip Bump writes for the Washington Post: The president who now fancies himself an expert on polling began the day by sharing a poll number that is by now pretty obviously made up. Trump keeps talking about how his approval rating among Republicans is 96 percent, without ever citing a poll that includes that figure. He used to repeatedly claim …

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Trump Whines That Twitter “Illegally” Removed Video

The Hill reports: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Friday responded to President Trump’s assertion that the platform’s removal of his campaign video was “illegal,” reiterating that the video was pulled because it had run afoul of the website’s policy on copyrighted material. The Team Trump video was retweeted by Trump and his son, Donald Trump Jr., before it was removed …

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Bill Barr Contradicts WH On Order To Clear DC Park

The Washington Post reports: Attorney General William Barr says law enforcement officers were already moving to push back protesters from a park in front of the White House when he arrived there Monday evening, and he says he did not give a command to disperse the crowd, though he supported the decision. Earlier in the week, White House spokeswoman Kayleigh …

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Ukraine: No Evidence Of Wrongdoing By Hunter Biden

The Guardian reports: An audit of thousands of old case files by Ukrainian prosecutors found no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of Hunter Biden, the former prosecutor general, who had launched the audit, told Reuters. Ruslan Ryaboshapka was in the spotlight last year as the man who would decide whether to launch an investigation into former vice president Joe …

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John Kelly: Trump Is Lying About Firing James Mattis

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s former chief of staff John F. Kelly defended former defense secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday over Mattis’s criticism of the president’s handling of nationwide protests. Kelly also dismissed Trump’s assertion that the president fired the retired general in 2018. “The president did not fire him. He did not ask for his resignation,” Kelly, a …

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White House Compares Trump’s Bible Photo Op To Winston Churchill Inspecting WWII Bombing Damage

The Independent reports: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany today compared Trump to great world leaders like British Prime Minister Winston Churchill for St John’s Church photo. “The president wanted to send a very powerful message that we would not be overcome by looting, by rioting, this is not what defines America,” she said. “Like Churchill we saw him inspecting …

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Trump Tried To Register To Vote In FL With DC Address

The Washington Post reports: President Trump originally tried to register to vote in Florida while claiming his “legal residence” was in another part of the country — Washington, D.C. — according to Florida elections records. The September 2019 registration application listed Trump’s legal residence as 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, the location of the White House. That created a potential problem …

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Trump Pushed Enquirer To Probe Scarborough “Murder”

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump, via his son-in-law Jared Kushner, encouraged his pals at the notorious supermarket tabloid National Enquirer in 2017 to push the debunked conspiracy theory that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough murdered a female congressional aide, knowledgeable sources confirmed to The Daily Beast. More recently, the president has displayed a bizarre obsession with the allegations, even …

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Trump Denies Fleeing To WH Bunker During DC Protest: I Only Went Briefly During The Day “For An Inspection”

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Wednesday disputed multiple reports that Secret Service agents rushed him to an underground bunker as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the White House on Friday night, asserting he went down earlier in the day “more for an inspection.” “It was a false report. I wasn’t down,” Trump said during an appearance on “Brian …

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Sarah Sanders: Standing In Front Of The Country And Holding The Bible Is A Sign Of “Courageous Leadership”

“Look, the people who desecrated St. John’s Church — that is an act of true cowardice. The president standing up in front of the country, holding a Bible, standing before a church, that’s a sign of courageous leadership. “And that’s the type of leadership that we need. The president was looking for a way to bring people together. He’s been …

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Barr Blames Riots On “Antifa-Like Far-Left Extremists”

Vice reports: Far-right extremists are showing up, with guns, to the protests against police brutality that have exploded across the country. Others are egging on the violence from behind their computers, urging followers to carry out acts of violence against black protesters with the goal of sparking a “race war.” For example, the so-called Boogaloo Bois — a group of …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Republican Convention Still Going Forward Despite Trump’s Blustering About Lockdown

NBC News reports: Despite President Donald Trump’s continued threats to yank the Republican National Convention from North Carolina, GOP officials and the state’s Democratic governor are preparing adjustments for the mass gathering to take place in Charlotte, as planned, and there haven’t been any serious discussions with new venues in other states yet, according to people involved in the discussions. …

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