Trump Lies

Shady $21M Tax Break Center Of NY AG’s Trump Probe

The Washington Post reports: Five years ago, Donald Trump promised to preserve more than 150 acres of rolling woodlands in an exclusive swath of New York suburbia prized for its luxury homes and rural tranquility. In exchange for setting aside this land on his estate known as Seven Springs, Trump received a tax break of $21.1 million, according to court documents. …

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WH Still Won’t Say When Trump Last Tested Negative

Axios reports: White House communications director Alyssa Farah declined to tell reporters when President Trump last tested negative for COVID-19 on Thursday, saying that “the doctors would like to keep it private.” Why it matters: It marks at least the eighth time since Trump tested positive for the virus one week ago that White House officials have refused to disclose …

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Trump Team On Virtual Debate: “We’ll Pass On This Sad Excuse to Bail Out Joe Biden And Do A Rally Instead”

Just in from the Trump campaign: President Trump won the first debate despite a terrible and biased moderator in Chris Wallace, and everybody knows it. For the swamp creatures at the Presidential Debate Commission to now rush to Joe Biden’s defense by unilaterally canceling an in-person debate is pathetic. That’s not what debates are about or how they’re done. Here …

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Trump Made Walter Reed Personnel Sign NDAs In 2019

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump has required personnel at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to sign non-disclosure agreements before they could be involved with treating him, according to four people familiar with the process. During a surprise trip to Walter Reed on Nov. 16, 2019, Trump mandated signed NDAs from both physicians and nonmedical staff, most of whom …

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Trump Runs “Maybe I’m Immune” Ads On Facebook

Vice News reports: While President Donald Trump remains isolated inside the White House after being hospitalized for three days with COVID-19, his re-election campaign is running dozens of ads on Facebook telling people that he’s “maybe immune” to coronavirus. The campaign is running at least 90 versions of the ads, which have been running since Tuesday, targeting voters in specific …

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Doctor: Trump Has Been Symptom-Free For 24 Hours

The Wall Street Journal reports: President Trump’s recovery from a Covid-19 infection continued to progress, the White House’s top doctor said Wednesday, even as key details about the president’s health, the direction of his legislative agenda and potential return to the campaign trail remained unclear. Mr. Trump had gone 24 hours without any coronavirus symptoms, Dr. Sean Conley said in …

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WH Denies After Larry Kudlow Says Trump Worked In Oval Office Yesterday With “Extra Precautions” In Place

Axios reports: The White House denied Wednesday that President Trump worked in the Oval Office on Tuesday while still suffering from coronavirus, despite an assertion otherwise from by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow. The state of play: Kudlow told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that Trump had worked in the Oval with unspecified “extra precautions” to protect against the spread of …

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Trump Loses Tax Returns Fight In Federal Appeals Court

The Washington Post reports: A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Manhattan’s district attorney can enforce his subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns, rejecting a bid by Trump’s lawyers to kill the request and potentially setting up another showdown at the Supreme Court. Though the district attorney has agreed not to enforce his subpoena immediately while Trump asks the high …

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Republicans Mobilizing Up To 50,000 “Poll Watchers”

Reuters reports: Republicans are mobilizing thousands of volunteers to watch early voting sites and ballot drop boxes leading up to November’s election, part of an effort to find evidence to back up President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated complaints about widespread voter fraud. hey declined to say how many volunteers have signed up so far; the campaign earlier this year said its …

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Eric Trump: My Father “Literally Saved Christianity”

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump can add to his resume that he apparently “saved Christianity,” according to his son Eric Trump, the KFile posted on Twitter. The moment came as part of a North Dakota radio interview. The middle Trump son rattled off a list of his dad’s accomplishments, saying of his father, “he literally saved Christianity.” He didn’t …

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Doctor: Trump Reports Having “No Symptoms” Today

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump reported no symptoms of the coronavirus Tuesday following his first night out of the hospital, the White House physician said. “This morning the President’s team of physicians met with him in the Residence,” Dr. Sean Conley said in a brief, nonspecific memo, the latest report on Trump’s progress battling Covid-19. “He had a restful first …

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Facebook Zaps Trump’s Comparison Of COVID TO Flu

CNN Business reports: Facebook on Tuesday removed a post from President Trump in which he falsely claimed that Covid-19 is less deadly than the seasonal flu. Facebook spokesperson Andy Stone confirmed the company removed the post for breaking its rules on Covid-19 misinformation. President Trump has, by his own admission, played down the threat of Covid-19. Now, while battling his …

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Trump Lies: COVID Is “Far Less Lethal” Than The Flu

Stand by for Twitter to zap this latest lie: Fresh from telling Americans not to be afraid of the coronavirus in the wake of his release from hospital, Donald Trump has now made the untrue claim that Covid-19 is “in most populations far less lethal” than the flu. The president’s tweet contradicts his own remarks to Bob Woodward earlier this …

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Still Contagious Trump: “Maybe I’m Immune” [VIDEO]

The Insider reports: President Donald Trump on Monday baselessly suggested he might be “immune” to COVID-19 after a weekend in which he was hospitalized and administered supplemental oxygen, an experimental antibody cocktail, and a steroid generally used for severe cases of the virus. “I knew there’s danger to it. But I had to do it. I stood out front. I …

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Contagious Maskless Trump Reenters White House

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump returned to the White House on Monday, three days after he arrived at Walter Reed hospital with coronavirus symptoms that were alarming enough that doctors administered oxygen and several rounds of aggressive treatment. Marine One touched town on the South Lawn shortly before 7 p.m. ET. Minutes earlier, Trump walked down the steps of …

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Two Of Kayleigh McEnany’s WH Staffers Test COVID+

The Guardian reports: ABC news is reporting that Chad Gilmartin, the principal assistant press secretary, has tested positive for Covid-19. Bloomberg, confirming the reporting, said Karoline Leavitt, an assistant press secretary, has also tested positive, along with other mid-level staffers. The White House Correspondents’ Association has released a statement on McEnany’s diagnosis. “We wish Kayleigh, the president and everyone else …

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Trump Camp Tells NC Officials To Ignore Ballot Rules

The Associated Press reports: When Donald Trump’s campaign took issue with a new rule on processing some votes in North Carolina, it didn’t just complain to the Board of Elections and file a lawsuit. It wrote to some of the state’s 100 local election offices with extraordinary guidance: Ignore that rule. “The NC Republican Party advises you to not follow …

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WSJ: Trump Lied On Fox About Not Having Test Result

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump received a positive result from a rapid-result coronavirus test Thursday evening, a fact he failed to disclose in an interview with Sean Hannity on Thursday night, The Wall Street Journal reports. “I’ll get my test back either tonight or tomorrow morning,” Trump told Fox before tweeting at 1 a.m. on Friday he had tested …

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Rudy Giuliani: Hatred Of Trump Is Worse Than COVID

Media Matters has the transcript: SAMANTHA LOMIBAO (OANN HOST): I know many many politicians have expressed their best wishes for a full recovery to the president and the first lady, but we’ve seen mixed reactions from the left. Now, you tweeted earlier this morning about the reaction of the mainstream media having a, quote, “uncontrolled hatred” for our president. Do …

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WH Won’t Say If Source Of Trump’s Infection Is Known

The Washington Post reports: National security adviser Robert O’Brien said Sunday that Trump will remain at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for “at least another period of time.” O’Brien said Trump’s doctors “want to make sure they are there for the president and he’s getting the best treatment. But he’s doing well.” O’Brien, in an appearance on CBS News’s …

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