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WorldTrump has made over 10,000 false or misleading claims, according to report

06:50  30 april  2019
06:50  30 april  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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Trump ’s false or misleading claims about the impeachment investigation — and the events surrounding it — contributed almost 1,200 The notion that Trump would exceed 20, 000 claims before he finished his term appeared ludicrous when The Fact Checker started this project during the

Donald Trump has made more than 10 , 000 false or misleading claims since he became president in January 2017, according to a count by factcheckers at the Washington Post. According to the Post’s own count, Trump ’s 10 , 000 th false or misleading claim came on Friday when, speaking to

Trump has made over 10,000 false or misleading claims, according to report© ASSOCIATED PRESS President Donald Trump speaks as he welcomes members of the Baylor women's basketball team, who are the 2019 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball National Champions, to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON — According to the Washington Post's Fact Checker, President Trump has hit the dubious milestone of 10,000 false or misleading claims since he started his presidency. That comes out to an average of 12.2 claims per day, or 10,111 total claims in the 828 days of the Trump presidency covered by the Fact Checker so far.

"The President continues to say false or misleading statements at an unbelievable pace," said Glenn Kessler, the lead fact checker, on CNN this morning.

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According to the Post’s Glenn Kessler, who keeps a database of Trump falsehoods, Trump averaged less than five false claims a day during his first 100 At the rally in Wisconsin, the president launched a series of false and misleading attacks on Democrats, claiming that the Green New Deal will

has made more than 15, 000 false or misleading claims since becoming president, according to a The president surpassed that threshold on 10 December, having ramped up his rate throughout So, over the past year, Mr Trump has nearly doubled that rate, and made an average of 32 false or

According to The Post, the largest issue area of false or misleading claims has been immigration. The most-repeated claim is that the border wall is currently being built, something that Congress has not allocated funding for or authorized construction of. The Post points out that there are portions of the border wall being repaired.

Trump has made over 10,000 false or misleading claims, according to report© Darren Hauck, Getty Images US President Donald Trump speaks to a crowd of supporters at a Make America Great Again rally on April 27, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Trump's campaign rallies are the largest venues for false or misleading claims, constituting 22 percent of all of the claims covered by the Fact Checker. Trump's rally in Green Bay, Wis.last Saturday spawned 61 claims. For example, Trump said he had cut the estate tax to "zero," or that he was one vote away from repealing the Affordable Care Act — both claims are untrue.

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WaPo: Trump surpassed 10 , 000 false or misleading claims . "The president continues to say false or misleading statements at an unbelievable pace," The Post's fact-checker-in-chief, Glenn Kessler, said on The Post has observed that Trump has become looser and looser with the facts over time.

President Trump has made 12,019 false or misleading claims over 928 days. As of Aug. 5, his 928th day in office, he had made 12,019 false or misleading claims , according to the Fact False or misleading claims about trade, the economy and the investigation of Russian interference in the

The Fact Checker aims to "explain difficult issues, provide missing context and provide analysis and explanation of various “code words” used by politicians, diplomats and others to obscure or shade the truth." Readers are encouraged to submit claims for fact-checking.

George Conway, the husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, weighed in on Twitter, writing "Congrats, #DerangedDonald!! An amazing accomplishment!! No one but you could have achieved this." Over 12,000 people had retweeted the comment by the time of publication.

Trump has frequently gone after the Washington Post for stories critical of his administration, calling them "fake news" or "Amazon's 'chief lobbyist,'" conflating the relationship between the two companies because of the Post's owner, Jeff Bezos, who is also the owner and CEO of Amazon.

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Roughly one-fifth of Trump ’s misleading or false claims were about immigration issues, including his most repeated lie that his long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border is being built, according to the Post. And it appears as though Trump ’s proclivity for spreading what he calls “fake news” has

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. Trump ’s penchant for repeating false claims is demonstrated by the fact that The Fact Checker database has recorded more than

Spokespeople for both Amazon and the Post have denied this accusation previously and point to the separation between the two companies. Amazon does not own the Washington Post; Jeff Bezos does as an individual.

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