As usual, the president, who has told more than 13,000 documented lies in his short presidency, piled on the falsehoods Sunday.
“This certainly makes it pretty clear what was going on. And it was a quid pro quo.”
“That is one word no president ought to apply to himself. That is a word that we ought to be very, very careful about using.”
“I think it’s crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign,” he wrote.
Trump exaggerated the scope of a deal bringing a temporary cease-fire to Turkish-Kurdish hostilities, falsely suggested that U.S. troops in Syria will come home and mischaracterized the history of the conflict and even the geography of it.
″The last 24 hours has really forced me to review all of this”