Tag Archives: Donald Trump’s Lies

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Voters Skeptical of Trump’s Healthcare Promises

95%

A new Kaiser Family Foundation poll finds 95% of Democrats and 61% of independents say they are not confident President Trump will follow through on his promises to propose a new health care plan. In fact, just 37% of those polled were even aware that Trump had promised to release a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. However, 81% of Republicans are somewhat or very confident Trump will deliver on his health care promises.

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Trump Is Ramping Up His Lying Rate

13,435

“As President Trump approaches his 1,000th day in office Wednesday, he has significantly stepped up his pace of spouting exaggerated numbers, unwarranted boasts and outright falsehoods,” the Washington Post reports. “As of Oct. 9, his 993rd day in office, he had made 13,435 false or misleading claims… That’s an average of almost 22 claims a day since our last update 65 days ago.”

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Trump: If He Did, But He Didn’t

“There was no pressure put on them whatsoever. I put no pressure on them whatsoever. I could have. I think it might probably, possibly have been okay if I did, but I didn’t.”

— President Trump, quoted by ABC News, on his phone call with Ukraine’s president about investigating Joe Biden and his son.

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Flashback Quote: Trump on Redirecting Funds Away from Military

“We have to stop. No. The military is going to be stronger and bigger and more modernized than ever before. The military is so important. That’s number one, two and three on my list. We have to, we need security in this country, especially now with what’s going on.”

— Donald Trump, in a 2016 Newsday interview, when asked if he would redirect military funds to build infrastructure.

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Huge Majority Don’t Trust the White House

71%

A new CNN poll finds 71% of voters said that they trusted none or just some of what was directly communicated from the White House.

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Trump Told 21 Lies at N.C. Rally

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President Trump made at least 21 other false claims at his North Carolina rally last night, “most of them statements that have been debunked on multiple previous occasions,” CNN reports.

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Contrary to Trump’s Assertions, ‘Coal Is Not Back’

“Coal’s not back. Nobody saved the coal industry.”

— Cecil Roberts, the president of United Mine Workers of America, said that the coal industry is not “back,” despite President Trump’s claims, CNN reports. He added that coal-fired plants are closing all over the country, calling it a “harsh reality.”

Poetic Justice

A Sap’s Map Flap

Trump came off like a doddering old sap
When he created his Hurricane Dorian flap.
Trump used a Sharpie
To include Alabammy
On his very special National Weather Service map.

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McEnany Is a Liar, Too

“He doesn’t lie. Guess who lies? The press lies.”

— Trump campaign press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, in an interview by CNN, when asked about President Trump’s lies.

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Donald Trump — Enviro-Warrior

“I’m an environmentalist. A lot of people don’t understand that. I think I know more about the environment than most people.”

— President Trump, quoted by The Hill, after skipping a G7 summit meeting focused on climate, oceans and biodiversity.