As his re-election campaign continues to wither and die, Trump turns to his usual lies, distortions, and claims to power he does not have.
Lewis was the last surviving speaker at the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his historic “I have a dream” speech.
It’s been the pattern of his life and his presidency: Repeat a lie enough times and people will believe it. Perhaps, but Fact Checks prove him wrong time and again.
Any briefing or public statement by America’s often-discredited president shows he simply does not tell the truth.
First, Trump claimed the coronavirus was a “hoax.” Then he said it could be “handled.” Then the U.S., he claimed, was “leading the way” in fighting the pandemic. Then he would have businesses up and running by Easter. Then he ran out of lies and had to accept the reality and horror. Or has he?