Trump Has Made Over 10,000 False or Misleading Statements

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The Washington Post released a count of Trump's false or misleading statements. Many of them concern immigration.

The Washington Post has released a count of President Trump’s false and misleading statements. The count reveals that Trump has now made over 10,000 over these statements.

"The president continues to say false or misleading statements at an unbelievable pace," said Glenn Kessler, the Post’s fact-checker-in-chief.

"He hit 5,000 in September. Now here it is, seven months later, and he's now hit 10,000," Kessler said. "That's an average of about 23 false or misleading claims a day in the last seven months."

CNN reports that Kessler’s story was co-written by Salvador Rizzo and Meg Kelly. They say that "the tsunami of untruths just keeps looming larger and larger."

Many the statements are about immigration issues, as Trump has presented false or misleading information about migrants, border walls, and Democrats. More common false or misleading claims relate to Mueller’s investigation, trade talks, and Trump’s own accomplishments as president.

On Saturday night, the official count of false or misleading statements was 10,111

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