At his now notorious North Carolina rally (chants of “Send her home”) let’s not overlook the lies Trump also made. There were almost too many to count. Here are just a few.
Lie about crowd: “We haven’t had an empty seat in any event, I don’t believe, that we’ve ever been to. I don’t think, we’ve ever had — we’ve always had people — we haven’t had an empty seat.”
Fact: There were empty seats at this very rally. There have also been empty seats at other Trump events.
Lie about Pre-existing conditions: “Patients with preexisting conditions are protected by Republicans much more so than protected by Democrats who will never be able to pull it off.”
Fact: Democrats have already pulled it off: they installed protections for people with preexisting conditions in the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Republicans, conversely, have repeatedly tried to weaken these protections.
Lie about The Wall: “Unemployment, among Hispanic Americans, where we’re doing really well. You know why? Because they want a strong border. They want it because they understand the border better than anybody. They want that strong border. They want that wall, that’s being built right now. They want that wall, and they really do. “
Fact: A majority of Hispanics oppose Trump’s proposed border wall, polls show.
At least 20 Trump lies were documented at his rally.