Trump Lies

Trump Implies He Could Win US Open Golf Tournament

Roll Call reports: President Donald Trump is a member at Winged Foot Golf Club in New York, where the U.S. Open is being contested this week. It’s a notoriously tough layout — but Trump is claiming he routinely scores well enough that he probably should have entered the tournament. Appearing on Fox Sports Radio Thursday morning, the president was asked …

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Trump: We May Never Know Who Really Won Election

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump baselessly questioned the validity of the November 3rd general election in a Thursday morning tweet that criticized what he called “unsolicited ballots,” and cited the efforts of the pro-Trump political group True the Vote. The two-part tweet came shortly after a Fox & Friends segment aired an interview with Catherine Engelbrecht, founder, and president of …

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Trump: “My People Got Outplayed” On Pandemic PR

The Hill reports: President Trump in an interview late Wednesday appeared to blame his own staff for losing the coronavirus “public relations” battle while again attacking China’s government over its handling of the virus. Speaking with Greta Van Susteren on Gray TV’s “Full Court Press: Election Countdown,” Trump discounted the idea that his administration could have done more to prevent …

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Trump On COVID Death Toll: If You Take Out The Blue States, We’re Doing Better Than Anybody In The World

Mediaite reports: “If you look at what we have done and all of the lives we saved,” Trump said, before showing an initial fatality projection of more than two million deaths if no mitigation measures would be taken. “We are below that. That was if we did a good job. If not so good, 1.5 million and two million. That’s …

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Trump Contradicts CDC Head On Masks And Vaccine

CNBC reports: CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield told lawmakers at a Senate hearing he expects vaccinations to begin in November or December, but in limited quantities with those most in need getting the first doses, such as health-care workers. He said it will take about “six to nine months” to get the entire American public vaccinated. Trump said Redfield was …

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Lying Liar Lies To Cover Lies Of Lying Leader [VIDEO]

Axios reports: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters that “herd immunity has never been a strategy” for the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus, after the president claimed on Tuesday that the coronavirus would disappear when people develop “a herd mentality.” Why it matters: A state of herd immunity, in which widespread outbreaks are prevented because enough people …

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Twitter Flags Another Trump Tweet As “Manipulated”

Here we go again with Trump and fake videos: President Trump shared a fake video Wednesday morning that made it seem Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was playing the NWA song “F— tha Police.” It’s the latest example of Trump retweeting a fake, doctored or manipulated image or message from his Twitter account. It comes as the president is leaning …

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Trump: COVID Will Disappear Due To “Herd Mentality”

Forbes reports: During an ABC News town hall in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump once again insisted to host George Stephanopoulos that the Covid-19 coronavirus would just “disappear” even without a vaccine. This time he added a reason why this would occur. “You’ll develop, you’ll develop herd, like a herd mentality,” explained Trump. “It’s going to be, it’s …

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Trump Blames Biden For Lack Of National Mask Rule

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump participated in a town hall event held in Philadelphia Tuesday night, hosted by ABC News’ anchor George Stephanopoulos. Trump noted that he had worn a mask when in hospitals or other places, but immediately blamed the Democrats for not instituting a mask-mandate. “They said at the Democrat Convention…they’re going to do a national mandate, they …

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Bill Barr Suggests Democrats Will “Pay Off” Mailmen: “Here’s A Few Hundred Dollars, Give Me Some Ballots”

“Just think about why we vote the way we vote now, where you have a precinct, your name is on a list, you go in and say who you are, you go behind a curtain, no one’s allowed to go in there to influence you, and no one can tell how you voted. “All of that is gone with mail-in. …

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Trump Celebrated Voting By Mail In 2000 NYT Op-Ed

Salon reports: President Donald Trump, in a 2000 New York Times op-ed, cited the benefits of voting by mail and email as the principal reason why he had briefly run for president as a Reform Party candidate. “The Reform Party was my chosen vehicle because its nomination process does not involve a long string of early primaries, but instead culminates …

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Kushner On Rallies: People Make Their Own Decisions

NBC News reports: White House senior adviser Jared Kushner responded to tapes of President Donald Trump downplaying the threat of the coronavirus in March by saying Trump was “very forthcoming with the American people” about the dangers of the illness. Kushner also addressed concerns over a large indoor Trump rally in Las Vegas on Sunday in which people defied the …

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POLL: International Regard For US Craters Under Trump

Pew Research reports: Since Donald Trump took office as president, the image of the United States has suffered across many regions of the globe. As a new 13-nation Pew Research Center survey illustrates, America’s reputation has declined further over the past year among many key allies and partners. In several countries, the share of the public with a favorable view …

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Trump Admits He Wanted To Assassinate Syria’s Assad

The Daily Beast reports: Back in 2018, when Bob Woodward first reported that President Donald Trump had ordered the assassination of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Trump baulked at the mere suggestion. “No, that was never even contemplated, nor would it be contemplated and it should not have been written about in the book,” he said at the time. Well, on …

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Trump Retweets Claim That Joe Biden Is A Pedophile

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump has been on Fox & Friends this morning. Among the tidbits are that he said he had read Bob Woodward’s book Rage last night, and that it was “boring”. The book runs to some 400 pages. The president promised there will be a coronavirus vaccine within “weeks”. “I’m not doing it for political reasons. I …

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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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