Subject: Re: WPX: In interview, Trump made 24 false or misleading claims
On Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 11:19:54 AM UTC-8, hanc...@bbs.cpcn.com wrote:
> President Trump gave an impromptu half-hour interview with the
> New York Times on Dec. 28. We combed through the transcript and
> here’s a quick roundup of the false, misleading or dubious
> claims that he made, at a rate of one every 75 seconds.
> (Some of the interview was off the record, so it’s possible
> the rate of false claims per minute is higher.)
> “They made the Russian story up as a hoax, as a ruse, as
> an excuse for losing an election that in theory Democrats
> should always win with the electoral college. The electoral
> college is so much better suited to the Democrats.”
> Trump is falsely labeling nonpartisan investigations as
> made up by Democrats. The CIA concluded in 2016 that Russia
> intervened in the U.S. presidential election to help elect
> Trump, an assessment backed up by FBI Director James B.
> Comey and then-Director of National Intelligence James R.
> Clapper Jr. As we noted, the intelligence community
> released a declassified report expressing “high confidence”
> in this judgment. Senate and House committees led by
> Republicans have begun their own investigations, and a
> special prosecutor has been appointed. Meanwhile,
> Democrats obviously do not have an electoral college
> lock. According to a tally by John Pitney of Claremont
> McKenna College, every Republican president since
> Rutherford B. Hayes in 1876 won a larger share of the
> electoral college votes than Trump, with the exception
> of George W. Bush (twice) and Richard Nixon in 1968
> “I know the details of taxes better than anybody. Better than
> the greatest C.P.A. I know the details of health care better
> than most, better than most.”
> Lawmakers who dealt with Trump on taxes and especially health
> care privately told reporters they were shocked how little he
> knew about these issues.
> “We see the drugs pouring into the country, we need the wall.”
> The wall will have virtually no effect on drugs coming into the
> country. According to reports by the Drug Enforcement
> Administration, the majority of drugs are smuggled through
> legal ports of entry or smuggled through underground tunnels.
> Trump previously earned Four Pinocchios for this claim, but
> he keeps saying it.
> full article at:
Dumb Ass! ... as usual ... Unnamed Sources ... more B.S.! from the the MSM