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Mon Jun 10, 2019, 09:59 AM

President Trump has made 10,796 false or misleading claims over 869 days

By Glenn Kessler, Salvador Rizzo and Meg Kelly June 10 at 3:00 AM

President Trump’s pitter-patter of exaggerated numbers, unwarranted boasting and outright falsehoods has continued at a remarkable pace. As of June 7, his 869th day in office, the president has made 10,796 false or misleading claims, according to the Fact Checker’s database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement the president has uttered.

The president crossed the 10,000 threshold on April 26, and he has been averaging about 16 fishy claims a day since then. From the start of his presidency, he has averaged about 12 such claims a day.

About one-fifth of these claims are about immigration, his signature issue — a percentage that has grown since the government shut down over funding for his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In fact, his most repeated claim — 172 times — is that his border wall is being built. Congress balked at funding the concrete barrier he envisioned, so he has tried to pitch bollard fencing and repairs of existing barriers as “a wall.”

False or misleading claims about trade and the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign each account for about 10 percent of the total.

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Reply President Trump has made 10,796 false or misleading claims over 869 days (Original post)
DonViejo Jun 2019 OP
duforsure Jun 2019 #1
Shell_Seas Jun 2019 #2
GoCubsGo Jun 2019 #3
sakabatou Jun 2019 #4
lpbk2713 Jun 2019 #5

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 10:05 AM

1. Then he projects

Everyone else are liars , and corrupt. His pattern doesn't change, and accuses others of what he's doing , or has done. He's telling us what he is , or will be doing when he accuses others, and its one of his tells.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 10:07 AM

2. At this point, does it even matter? Can we just assume if his mouth his moving, he's lying?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 10:07 AM

3. That's all?

I figured that was a weekly number.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 10:10 AM

4. That makes it over 2 lies per day

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 10:10 AM

5. Are we great again yet?



I'm getting tired of waiting.

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