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Trump apparently made up the meeting where he lied to Canada’s Trudeau

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When Donald Trump bragged to donors about making up facts during a meeting with Justin Trudeau, he apparently was making up the meeting he supposedly had with the Canadian prime minister, Canadian Press correspondent Alexander Panetta reports.

Trump on Wednesday delivered a speech at a fundraiser in Missouri where he “heaped praise on himself” and boasted about lying to Trudeau during a meeting on trade, according to audio obtained by the Washington Post. Trump, per his own account of the meeting with Trudeau, insisted the United States runs a trade deficit with Canada (in fact, the U.S. has a trade surplus with the country).

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“Trudeau came to see me—he’s a good guy, Justin,” Trump said. “He said, ‘No, no, we have no trade deficit with you, we have none. Donald, please.’”

“I didn’t even know,” Trump later admitted. “… I had no idea. I just said, ‘You’re wrong.’”

Trump went on to describe sending “his [Trudeau’s] guy, my guy” out of the room to “check” on the trade status between the United States, only to find out he was “actually right.”

As Penetta reports, “The Canadians are unsure what meeting Trump’s referring to.” Officials suggested to the Canadian reporter that the president could have described “a blend of different chats,” but noted the “anecdote from Trump most resembles a chat they may have had by phone” and would not have included sending officials out of a room.

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“So… this Trump anecdote about making up a fact on an allegedly made up trade metric might have been slightly… made up,” Panetta adds.

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WATCH: Saturday Night Live airs Christmas special — that’s just one giant dig at the Electoral College

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NBC's "Saturday Night Live" aired an opening skit that was just one giant attack on the electoral college.

A snowman introduced the segment, saying that we could look in on the holiday table conversation thanks to hacked Nest cams.

The skit featured a house in San Francisco, California, a second in Charleston, South Carolina and a third in Atlanta, Georgia.

Each dinner table debated impeachment, and the differences between President Donald Trump and his predecessor, President Barack Obama.

But then the snowman said that none of their votes matter.

"They'll debate the issues all year long, but then it all comes down to 1,000 people in Wisconsin who won't even think about the election until the morning of," the snowman said. "And that's the magic of the Electoral College."

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Georgia mayor being recalled for racism resigns from office: report

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Hoschton Mayor Theresa Kenerly resigned in a special city council meeting held on Saturday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Saturday.

"The resignation came just days after Councilman Jim Cleveland resigned saying he‘d rather leave office on his own terms than face voters in a recall election next month," the newspaper reported. "Both resignations follow an AJC investigation launched seven months ago into claims that an African American candidate for city administrator was sidetracked by Mayor Theresa Kenerly because of his race."

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Nine 2020 Democrats unite to demand DNC Chair Tom Perez scrap debate rules: report

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The Democratic National Committee is facing a revolt for the party's 2020 presidential candidates for its restrictive debate rules.

"Nine Democratic presidential candidates, including the party's front-runners, are urging the Democratic National Committee to toss out the current polling and fundraising rules used to determine who appears in televised debates and reopen the exchanges to better reflect the historic diversity of the current field. The candidates say the rules exclude diverse candidates in the field from participating," CBS News reported Saturday evening.

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