Danial Dale, CNN's fact-checking reporter, had an alarming revelation in the final weeks of the 2020 elections, one that seems almost too wild to be believed.
President Trump's "dishonesty is getting worse."
@Tatortots2003 @CNNPolitics https://t.co/ySLXdv9WQ8— Starduster (@Starduster)1603181282.0
In a recent CNN article, Dale reported that during this past weekend's rallies, the President made "at least 66 separate false and misleading claims," many of which were repeated multiple times.
@CNNPolitics Shouldn’t we start counting his true statements instead? Would be so much easier.— JB Tweets (@JB Tweets)1603205357.0
"For fact-checkers, the period from Friday through Sunday was one of the most challenging of Trump's entire presidency."
@CNNPolitics @jaketapper Covid slowed him down from his normal pace of lies and falsehoods!— Just a Bill (@Just a Bill)1603199553.0
President Trump's lies from this past weekend touched upon subjects including the pandemic, mail-in ballots, his own record, the economy, foreign policy, Democrats, as well as countless unfounded attacks on Joe Biden.
66 lies in 3 days. https://t.co/0Oo1aNMVUy— GP (@GP)1603254646.0
Twitter was deeply disappointed with yet another weekend of dishonesty from the President.
“I've fact checked Trump for more than four years. He has rarely before, if ever, had a period as comprehensively d… https://t.co/LH487x9Rlk— LiA (@LiA)1603227683.0
@EricTrump No this is unreal: https://t.co/oXvXlEAxCi— 𝕋𝕪𝕝𝕖𝕣 Ⓥ 🏳️🌈 (@𝕋𝕪𝕝𝕖𝕣 Ⓥ 🏳️🌈)1603232011.0
I'm guessing this is a lowball number...... https://t.co/fvlUnjzPj6— Blue in Alaska🤙🏻TheRealFatShady, Is it 4:20 yet? (@Blue in Alaska🤙🏻TheRealFatShady, Is it 4:20 yet?)1603226097.0
Many expressed amazement that the President's lying could, indeed, click into a faster gear.
I'm kind of amazed that it even could get worse https://t.co/6y1bpIKRCw— PaprikaPink (@PaprikaPink)1603207122.0
@GOPChairwoman @GOP @realDonaldTrump Donald Trump and everyone that works for him have serious credibility challeng… https://t.co/XOj3N5nhlt— Donnie Loves Chachi Ⓥ (@Donnie Loves Chachi Ⓥ)1603200846.0
Telling the truth should be the bare minimum for an American President.
Honesty is hard. https://t.co/SbFQmv2VEt— Rachel Blades (@Rachel Blades)1603201383.0
When did lying become "okay"? It sounds like this president cannot open his mouth without spewing falsehoods and no… https://t.co/guUI42jCU4— Danelle Haake, PhD (@Danelle Haake, PhD)1603198545.0
As of this past July, President Donald Trump has lied 20,000 times while in office, and the disregard for truth will likely continue until someone new sits in the Oval Office.