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Eric Trump lies: My father is working so hard he ‘hasn’t left the White House in 5 weeks’

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The news networks for days have been talking about the leaked White House schedulesthat show President Donald Trump spends most of his days watching TV and chatting on the phone with friends.

Tired of the bad press, the White House apparently sent Eric Trump to Fox News to create another narrative – one that’s false.

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Eric Trump blamed “Washington” and its incompetence for the President’s lack of achievements, then delivered this lie: President Trump, his son says, “hasn’t left the White House in five weeks.”

Of course, that’s false. The President went to Mar-a-Lago for the weekend, and even bragged about golfing in Florida on Twitter:

Watch Eric Trump on Fox News:

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