CNN had just reported on Donald Trump's new low approval numbers when presto! He tweeted that "negative polls are fake news"
"What is our country coming to when a judge can halt a Homeland Security travel ban and anyone, even with bad intentions, can come into U.S.?"
There was a good reason Trump admitted being 3-million votes less “popular” than Hillary Clinton; it fostered his other dangerous lie to kill democracy.
*The following is an opinion column by R Muse*
Once upon a time in America, there used to be an unwritten rule that no-one is above the law, but that rule is fundamentally lost on the rich, the connected, and the politically powerful. It is certainly lost on Donald Trump because it appears there is no law, regulation, or statute that he believes applies to him in the pursuit of profits. It is why there are plenty of Americans who believe that Trump will be in violation of the U.S. Constitution and more than one federal statute surrounding conflicts of interest the minute he is sworn in office; that belief has been borne out to be a reality unless something changes drastically tomorrow.
Of all the statements evaluated by PolitFact, only 4% of Trump statements were graded as 100% true. This means that 96% of Trump statements contain some degree false or misleading statement. In other words, if Trump is talking, he's probably not telling the whole truth.
Subtly will get us nowhere right now, and it’s not called for. It is actually a huge mistake to fall for the genteel approach in the face of such a threat.
"He "doesn't know much"...especially how to get people, even with an unlimited budget, out to vote in the vital swing states ( and more)."
Trump attacked journalists, Michelle Obama, and reality itself, claiming “we won by a lot. It wasn’t even close.”
Lewandowski repeated a Trump campaign lie and said: “Donald Trump won the election campaign by the largest majority since Ronald Reagan in 1984.”
The news media really has a very simple job; report the truth even if it is reporting the truth that a presidential candidate is a liar.
Trump told Americans that if elected, Hillary Clinton will import 650 million immigrants into America a week and lose control of the country.
Donald Trump told a lie on average once every 50 seconds during the three presidential debates, and it didn't help him. Trump still got trounced by Hillary Clinton.
Trump stiffed American steel workers by directing untold millions to China whose trade practices helped decimate the once-powerful industrial center of America.
Here's the reason why the Clinton campaign wants Trump fact checked in real time. Fact checkers found that over a five-day period, Donald Trump lied once every 3 minutes and fifteen seconds.
Reporting that doesn’t accurately reflect the huge honesty gap between the candidates misleads readers, giving them a distorted picture that favors the biggest liar.”
Spokesperson Hope Hicks said in a statement Monday he has given away “tens of millions of dollars” but she offered no specifics. She said “Mr. Trump continues to be unfairly maligned for his generosity and we will continue to correct the record,” but she did not actually set the record straight.
"We spend far more per pupil than any other country in the world. If you look at education. Out of thirty countries. We’re 30th. We’re last.”
Donald Trump pretended express regret, but it turns out that what Trump regretted was another lie that no person with two active brain cells should believe.
NAFTA was proposed, pushed, and “ceremoniously signed” by George H.W. Bush - a month before Bill Clinton was sworn in as president.
"There’s no way a Republican is going to beat a Democrat when the Republican is saying, ‘We’re going to cut your Social Security.’"