When told that the Trump White House has made more than 2,000 false statements, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded with another lie.
Transcript via ABC’s This Week:
STEPHANOPOULOS: And are you sure you all want to be engaged in a credibility contest with James Comey, and I think the White House has cited more than 2,000 instances where the president or the White House have made false statements. Our new poll shows that Americans by a pretty wide margin think that James Comey has more credibility than President Trump.
SANDERS: I have to disagree with your poll to a great deal. There’s a daily Rasmussen Poll that has the president up at about 50 percent, which is actually better than President Obama at this point.
At the end of the day, this president will be judged on probably two big things: the economy, and national security, two things we feel very confident this president has been a strong leader on, and certainly something that the American people are feeling the effects on when it comes to the economy doing much better today than we have been in a long time.
To recap, Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the White House were called out for making thousands of false statements, and instead of defending the honesty and integrity of her boss, Sanders touted a poll from an unreliable conservative pollster, who only polls what they define as likely voters, to try and change the subject away from her lack of credibility.
The lying is pathological with Trump and his White House. This administration can’t tell the truth, which leads one to suspect that they don’t know the difference between fact and fiction anymore.
When a White House gets caught lying, and responds with another lie, they are a lost cause, and the only left to do is remove them all from the Executive Branch.
Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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