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“I’ve always known this is a real — this is a pandemic,” says Donald Trump, unaware, apparently, that we can look up his past statements

Earlier today, with American COVID-19 deaths passing the 100-mark, and our trajectory looking like that of Italy, Donald Trump tried to make the case that he’s been taking this very real public health crisis seriously from the outset. Asked by a reporter why his tone was markedly different today than yesterday, and noticeably more serious, […]

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Liars on the Storm

This past Sunday, Donald Trump repeatedly said in public statements that Alabama was in the path of Hurricane Dorian. He tweeted it. He said it at the White House. And he said it during his visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. This, however, just wasn’t true. No one had forecast the hurricane making its […]

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This is fantastic news, Mr. President! We should let their relatives know that they aren’t dead.

President Donald Trump today announced, as you can see in the above tweet, that the Hurricane Maria death count had been inflated by Democrats in order to “to make (him) look bad”. This, as I suspect most of you know, is absolute bullshit… and demonstrates just how far we’ve drifted from reality under the leadership […]

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Tremendously Big, Tremendously Wet

With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the east coast, Donald Trump took a little time today to reflect on the “incredible unsung success” of his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria, the tropical storm that, at about this same time last year, decimated the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. “I think Puerto Rico was incredibly successful,” […]

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Rudy Giuliani, moving the goalposts, says “collusion is not a crime”

Late last week, as we discussed here, the President’s former “fixer” Michael Cohen signaled through his attorney that he was willing to testify that Donald Trump knew in advance of his son’s meeting with a Russian delegation that had come to New York prior to the 2016 election promising illegally-gotten “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. Donald […]

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