He's Lying!(SMOKING GUN)

AuthorLueders, Bill

In his first 500 days in office, President Donald Trump made 3,251 false or misleading statements, according to The Washington Post's Fact Checker blog. If his nose had grown a quarter-inch with each lie, it would now be sixty-eight feet long. Here are some of his whoppers, all from just a one-month period after our last issue went to press:

Claim: Trump says he's been asked by "so many people" if he could help bring back from North Korea the remains of their sons who died in the Korean War. --Fox News appearance, June 13

Fact: He's lying. Any parent whose child served in the Korean War, which ended in 1953, would be more than 100 years old.

Claim: "They came to me three days ago. 'Sir, we'd like you to sign this order.' What is the order? 'We need 5,000 judges on the border.'... I said, 'How many do we have now?' They didn't even know."--Trump rally in South Carolina, June 25

Fact: He's lying. No one came to Trump with any such request. The United States has 334 immigration judges; the National Association of Immigration Judges has asked for 365 more; and a bill from Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas, calls for raising the total to 750.

Claim: "I never fired James Comey because of Russia! The Corrupt Mainstream Media loves to keep pushing that narrative, but they know it is not true!"--Trump tweet, May 31

Fact: He's lying. Shortly after firing Comey on May 9, 2017, Trump said in a TV interview it was due to "this whole Russia thing"; he also told visiting Russians the firing relieved the "great pressure" he had been facing over Russia.

Claim: "Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal. According to a Canada release, they make almost 100 Billion Dollars in Trade with U.S. (guess they...

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