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Trump’s 12,000 lies have earned 1,010 Pinocchios — yet he whines about Adam Schiff’s credibility

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President Donald Trump has repeatedly complained about the credibility of House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA), yet has far greater credibility issues himself, The Washington Post fact-checker explained on Wednesday.

“Hasn’t Adam Schiff been fully discredited by now? Do we have to continue listening to his lies?” Trump tweeted Tuesday.

Glenn Kessler, the fact checker for The Post, put Trump’s attacks in context.

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“Adam Schiff earned 4 Pinocchios last week and Trump can’t stop talking about it. The White House impeachment letter cited that fact check twice,” Kessler noted.

“So I was curious: How many Pinocchios has Trump earned? The answer: 1,010!” he reported. “That’s an average of 3.4 [Pinocchios] per fact check.”

Trump himself has also received over one hundred of the Four Pinocchio ratings that he claims are discrediting.

“Trump has earned a rating of Four Pinocchios in a fact check 167 times. That’s almost twice as many as all other Republicans combined since 2013 (which is when the [fact-checking column] was started),” Kessler explained.

The level of Trump’s lies is truly astonishing.

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“Of course, our Trump database has documented 12,000+ false or misleading claims,” Kessler reminded. “He earned 4 Pinocchios once for saying he passed the biggest tax cut. He then repeated that nearly 170 times.”

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Andrew Cuomo rips Trump like never before: ‘This was the worst government blunder in modern history’

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) on Monday accused President Donald Trump of presiding over "the worse government blunder in modern history."

At his daily COVID-19 briefing, Cuomo said that it was time for the president to hit the "reset button" on his handling of the pandemic.

"If we don't tell the truth on the reset, COVID will never end," the New York governor explained. "It will ricochet across the country. It will just bounce back and forth."

"This was a colossal blunder -- how COVID was handled by this federal government," he continued. "Shame on all of you. Six months, lives lost. Hit the reset button, yes."

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Trump snaps at Jim Acosta for reminding him of coronavirus death toll: ‘Fake news CNN’

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President Donald Trump on Monday snapped at CNN's Jim Acosta when he reminded the president that the novel coronavirus so far has killed 155,000 Americans.

During a question-and-answer session with reporters, the president boasted that the United States had done an "amazing" job at handling the COVID-19 pandemic, at which point Acosta interrupted him and tried to ask him about the 155,000 people who have died from the disease in just five months.

"The U.S. has so many deaths," Acosta said.

"Hold it!" Trump replied.

"So many countries around the world..."

"Fake news CNN," he said. "Hold it. We have done a great job in this country. We haven't been given enough -- not me, Vice President Pence, the task force -- have not been given the kind of credit."

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COVID-19 obituary blames Republicans for Texas man’s untimely end: ‘They blame his death on Trump’

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One family in Texas recently used their loved one’s obituary to criticize President Donald Trump and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for allowing “needless” COVID-19 deaths.

David W. Nagy died alone in a hospital bed, leaving behind his "inconsolable wife."

"He suffered greatly from the ravages of the COVID-19 virus and the separation from his much loved family who were not allowed at his bedside," the obituary says.

"Family members believe David's death was needless," the obituary continues. "They blame his death and the deaths of all of the other innocent people, on Trump, Abbott and all the other politicians who did not take this pandemic seriously and were more concerned with their popularity and votes than lives."

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