Trump Lies

Trump has LIED Over 16,000 Times.

Trump has LIED Over 16,000 Times.

The Fact Checker’s ongoing database of the false or misleading claims made by President Trump since assuming office.

2018-04-21 CNN: Trump has been lying since childhood

In an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Trump biographer Michael D'Antonio claims President Trump has been lying since he was a child, saying "he was named the ladies man at a high school that had no women at it ... he has been doing this forever."

2018-07-27 WP: When President Trump's 'fake news' isn't fake

The Trump administration has a consistent habit of flatly denying media reports that turn out to be correct.

2018-08-23 WP: Not just misleading. Not merely false. A lie.

The Post's Fact Checker Glenn Kessler explains why he's labeling President Trump's claims about Michael Cohen and Stormy Daniels "a lie."

2019-04-29 WP: President Trump has made more than 10,000 false or misleading claims

The Fact Checker is keeping a running list of all of President Trump's false or misleading claims, reviewing every word the president says (or tweets) to compile an exhaustive catalogue of misstatements. In the course of his more than 10,000 false or misleading claims,

Trump made nearly three times as many false or misleading statements in his second year than he did in his first.

And he's nearly made as many false claims in his third years as he did in his first. Almost a quarter of these claims were during campaign style rallies and nearly a fifth were about immigration.

Here's what you need to know. Read more on the Fact Checker database:

2019-05-02 CNN: Donald Trump's 10,000 Twists with the Truth

The Washington Post counted all of President Trump’s distortions, exaggerations and outright falsehoods since taking office.

In 900 days he’s told a whopping 10,000 lies, and isn’t slowing down anytime soon.

2019-06-19 WP: A tale of two Trump presidential announcements

President Trump announced he was running for office almost exactly four years ago.

His 2020 announcement exemplified how his rhetoric has evolved.

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