He promised America “only I can fix it.” He promised America he was the ultimate deal-maker. He promised America he would “build the wall and Mexico will pay for it.”
Today, as he enters the first few days of his third year in office, amid the longest shutdown of the federal government that he initiated, President Donald Trump has fixed almost nothing, has sealed no major deals, has not built his wall, and everyone knows there is absolutely zero chance Mexico will ever pay for it.
Wednesday morning, after news broke that his poll numbers have hit a new all-time low, President Donald Trump created a new slogan and is literally urging his supporters to “pray” for the wall.
“BUILD A WALL & CRIME WILL FALL!” Trump tweeted. “This is the new theme, for two years until the Wall is finished (under construction now), of the Republican Party. Use it and pray!”
Handing your followers slogans and ordering them to repeat them and pray certainly sounds like something a cult leader would do.
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WATCH: Trump flees Bedminster press conference after reporter busts him for lying about veterans
President Donald Trump held his second hastily arranged press conference in two days at his Bedminster Golf Club in New Jersey on Saturday.
Trump began the press conference by falsely claiming credit for the Veterans Choice bill that was signed by President Barack Obama.
CNN fact-checker Daniel Dale has recorded Trump lying about the bill more than 140 times.
But this time, CBS News reporter Paula Reid challenged Trump on his lies.
Trump accuses Democrats of ‘trying to steal an election’ with mail-in voting during the COVID-19 pandemic
President Donald Trump accused Democrats of conspiring to steal an election at a hastily arranged news conference held at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster.
And angry Trump lashed out at Democrats for seeking to allow voting by mail in the November election.
Here's some of what people were saying about Trump's press conference, where he questioned if Democrats love America:
Pelosi blasts Trump as ‘not a well person’ and wonders if GOP is motivated by a ‘manhood thing’: report
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed members of the Democratic Caucus on Saturday about the state of negotiations over the next coronavirus stimulus bill.
Luke Broadwater, a congressional correspondent for The New York Times, posted a thread about the call on Twitter, citing "sources on call."
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was also on the call, and reportedly blasted White House chief of staff Mark Meadows for the failure to reach a deal.
“Meadows, when John Boehner and Paul Ryan was Speaker, impeded every agreement they tried to make with us on must-pass legislation," Hoyer reported said.