“But the claim that Trump has exceeded every other president since Lincoln earned only derision from prominent historians. Instead, they said Lyndon B. Johnson, who signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, is clearly the president who had the most lasting impact on the lives of African Americans. These legislative victories were not easy, requiring Johnson to build coalitions with moderate Republicans and liberal Democrats to defeat the powerful segregationists in his own party who dominated the South.”
President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been deeply dishonest.He has been dishonest about testing. He has been dishonest about his travel restrictions. He has been dishonest about the supplies his predecessor left him, about what his opponents have said about the pandemic, even about what he has said himself.Trump made as many false claims at some of his official pandemic task force briefings as he does in some of his rally speeches. Over the 14 weeks from the Monday his coronavirus task force started meeting, January 27, through Sunday, May 3, he made 654 false claims — 215 of them specifically about the pandemic. (Lots of the others were about related subjects, like the economy and China.)”
“CNN strives to hold elected officials and candidates accountable — to point out what’s true and what’s not. Here’s a look at our recent fact checks, sorted by subject.”
Editor’s Note: Constantly updated, as items are sorted by subject.
Always current. Good source for research and fact checking.
Source: Fact Check – CNN
Watch Trump’s evolution on Covid-19 response
“President Trump’s comments about the coronavirus have evolved since the first confirmed US case on January 22. CNN’s tally of cases is based on records from Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center. Source: CNN”
“At the first official briefing by a White House press secretary in 417 days, Kayleigh McEnany promised journalists, “I will never lie to you.” McEnany proceeded to say a bunch of things that weren’t true.”
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“(CNN) What is most galling as the nation faces its worse crisis since World War II is how the Trump family keeps demanding recognition for their brilliant work and also our thanks for the catastrophic mess they have helped land us all in.”
He Could Have Seen What Was Coming: Behind Trump’s Failure on the Virus
The Washington Post’s ongoing database of President Trump’s false or misleading claims.