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Fact check: Trump's Orlando
rally featured more than 15 false
claims over 76 minutes

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Posted By: Harlowe, 6/19/2019 12:07:32 PM

Washington - President Donald Trump kicked off his formal reelection campaign Tuesday night with a rally in Orlando. His 76-minute speech featured more than 15 false statements, many of them ones that he's repeated frequently in the past. Here's a fact check: Energy- Trump boasted about his administration's energy policies. (Snip) “The United States is now the number-one producer of oil and natural gas anywhere in the world.” 


As is typical of leftists, some of the alleged “misstatements” and/or refutations, fact-checking, are petty, picayune, nitpicking and nonsensical.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: SALady 6/19/2019 12:09:48 PM (No. 101497)
CNN wouldn't know a "fact" if it bit them on the butts!!!!! But I guess the 15 brain dead viewers they have left are absolutely thrilled with this information!!!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: OldBuffalo 6/19/2019 12:10:35 PM (No. 101498)
CNN? Fact checking? Ha. Haha. Hahahahaha.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: BarryNo 6/19/2019 12:12:38 PM (No. 101500)
A CNN 'fact-check' isn't work one of the electrons its transmitted by.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man 6/19/2019 12:14:41 PM (No. 101504)
No doubt Daniel Dale got this list from the DNC and they are probably being paid to run this "article" which is really an ad for the DNC.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: BillW. 6/19/2019 12:17:03 PM (No. 101506)
It sure looked like more than 20,000 Deplorables there...more like 100,000! But whadda I know? KAG
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Reply 6 - Posted by: dolphin 6/19/2019 12:19:35 PM (No. 101507)
Did they fact check the "CNN Sucks" thing? That one is pretty accurate.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: kdsils60 6/19/2019 12:22:18 PM (No. 101508)
And they wonder why America has turned CNN off and why they shout "derogatory" comments about them? They broke away from the President Of The United States announcement of running for a second term... think about that for a minute. Would a "news" organization ever do that? That speech, for better or worse, was pure history and the responsibility of EVERY news organization is to cover it... period! They are so thin skinned, they pull out of coverage when the "crowd" mocks them and then, they put a "hit" piece like this in a clear attempt to discredit... again, The President Of The United States!!! They hate our President and the common American has no room for those who hate our duly elected President! They have earned America's disdain!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: avital2 6/19/2019 12:24:29 PM (No. 101509)
should CNN really be setting itself up to be the nation's proctor of false claims after its undisputed #fakenews prominence since Election 2016? the Dems have learned Z E R O in the days since the presidential. still the #delusionals. but worse - they now actually believe their delusional views.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: excalgalcg 6/19/2019 12:35:03 PM (No. 101516)
I don’t watch CNN nor do I read any of their opinions. They lie and exaggerate.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Krause 6/19/2019 12:36:49 PM (No. 101517)
Interesting to read anything from the hate-Trump non-news networks. You know it will be the worst thing they can find about Trump. This one is penny-ante. One-sided networks are not really news sources.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Strike3 6/19/2019 12:42:03 PM (No. 101520)
Sick, nitpicking liars. Don Lemon was a blubbering fool last night. If somebody said they were going to give me a fortune and they only gave me $500K would I call it a lie? Hell no.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: JediJerry 6/19/2019 12:47:06 PM (No. 101522)
CNN fact checking? I just spewed my non-fat caramel latte through my nose and all over my keyboard and monitor.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: msjena 6/19/2019 12:57:42 PM (No. 101530)
Couldn't make it through CNN's hair-splitting but had to laugh at #1. The US didn't become the #1 producer of natural gas under Trump, it became the #1 producer of oil! That's right, we passed Saudi Arabia and Russia under Trump. I'd say calling the US becoming the #1 energy produce is exactly right!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: mean Gene 6/19/2019 12:59:36 PM (No. 101533)
CNN quit covering the speech after a mere 6 minutes.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: dwa 6/19/2019 1:07:45 PM (No. 101540)
CNN fact check just means CNN disagrees with Trump, doesn't mean CNN's "facts" are correct -- in fact, more than likely they aren't but are just Leftist spin.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: cThree 6/19/2019 1:13:14 PM (No. 101548)
This piece is funny as can be. I highly recommend it. CNN has not an ounce of self-awareness, and certainly no sense of humor. I think I've decoded the left's theory of current, domestic politics (with just a trace of sarcasm...). Apparently, according to this insightful CNN piece, Obama postponed the realization of his miracles in the economy and energy self-sufficiency until well after he was out of office. So I ask, was Barack Obama modest to a fault? He laid waste to his adoring Democrat Party, costing them over his tenure about a thousand elective positions. Why? Was he self-centered, only concerned with his own legacy? He left over 130 judge positions unfilled. Why? Was he lazy? No, no and no! It was all a clever plan. In 2008, it's obvious to me now, he made a secret deal with Hillary. If she would let him go first, he'd pave the way for her, set up the judiciary, the economy, the DNC and more, to guarantee that she would be the greatest president of all! Everyone knew she couldn't lead a line of ants, and her oratorical talent was equaled only by, well, Tim Kaine. She needed the set-up. Thanks, Barry. All glory, laud and honor was meant for Hillary, and then Trump spoiled everything! No wonder she drinks too much and falls down a lot. [end sarcasm] OK, I'll keep my day job. But the CNN piece is funny. For example, Trump lied, LIED! about Hillary's emails, says CNN. How so? Bleachbit is a FREE download, and Trump said it was expensive.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Wary American 6/19/2019 1:19:06 PM (No. 101554)
Daniel Dale and CNN "NEWS"? Nothing to BELIEVE here folks...move along.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Jethro bo 6/19/2019 1:24:47 PM (No. 101559)
So based on CNN's interprtation of energy, coal, natural gas, solar, wind are not considered energy. Nice they excluded huge energy products like coal and natural gas to create a 'fact'. Wonder why they call it fake news?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: volksford 6/19/2019 2:14:16 PM (No. 101599)
More pink slips heading your way will be fact checking that rumor pretty soon
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Reply 20 - Posted by: kono 6/19/2019 2:30:41 PM (No. 101614)
While I'm inclined to look for myself at what CNN is calling false, I refuse to reward them with another page hit for their latest daily anti-Trump hit piece.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Starboard_side 6/19/2019 2:36:01 PM (No. 101615)
Ah, the Clown News Network.... Heard an interview on Hugh Hewitt with Jim Acosta, who actually believes his network is not biased, that they play it down the middle. Now you know why it's the Clown News Network. If people could pick the channels they wanted to pay for, I doubt CNN would be able to hang on, but since they get a piece of every single subscriber to cable and satellite, they don't really need to care about ratings, they have a regular stream of income, regardless.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: hershey 6/19/2019 2:49:25 PM (No. 101629)
Ah blah blah blah, CNN bullsheet, blah blah Trump bad, blah blah blah (quick cut the feed they are shouting CNN sucks)
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Reply 23 - Posted by: judy 6/19/2019 2:52:24 PM (No. 101634)
Trump & the crowd got the most important thing correct ...CNN is fake news!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: hershey 6/19/2019 2:53:41 PM (No. 101635)
I've got a new name for CNN but it wouldn't probably get past the bad word checker....
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Reply 25 - Posted by: snapper451 6/19/2019 3:07:57 PM (No. 101653)
CNN has the credibility of an NBA official or a Democrat ward captain on election day.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: DVC 6/19/2019 3:12:24 PM (No. 101662)
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Tennman 6/19/2019 3:33:48 PM (No. 101687)
A few random thought: 1. 15 "lies" from a politician in 76 minutes is darn near sainthood territory 2. How many words did CNN parse to twist the statements into "lies"? 3. It's CNN folks. Did you really expect anything less?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 6/19/2019 4:00:03 PM (No. 101713)
Ah perhaps CNN should start reading FOrbes: instead of Vanity Fair or Mad Magazine for their economic info. Making themselves look like fools again. They really are pathetic
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Reply 29 - Posted by: GardenGal 6/19/2019 5:01:36 PM (No. 101753)
I read a lot of the so-called lies. No, they were not lies--- they were said in the way most people speak. Like talking about generalities. And a lot of nit picking too. It was just stupid. Like the energy statement-- who except CNN and Dems cares that Trump meant Crude oil versus Oil and Gas, which we were already no. 1/ Anybody care???
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Reply 30 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 6/19/2019 5:28:06 PM (No. 101774)
My knee-jerk reaction to the is very brief and would appall my grandmother.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/20/2019 11:51:37 PM (No. 102837)
CNN doesn't even to bother fact checking the Democrats. What a bunch of hypocrites.
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