During her first formal press briefing as White House press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany raised a few eyebrows with a promise that many agree will be impossible to keep while carrying water for President Trump.
“I will never lie to you. You have my word on that,” she said at one point during the briefing.
Unsurprisingly, many of the administration's critics on Twitter don't have high hopes that it's a promise that can be kept.
@thehill @PressSec @kayleighmcenany https://t.co/papitv7NAQ— Double_Anarchy 🇺🇸 (@Double_Anarchy 🇺🇸) 1588357986.0
Any of you who think @PressSec’s word is worth anything, please contact me about some amazing real estate opportuni… https://t.co/arKxMNXzRc— Daniel Summers, MD (@Daniel Summers, MD) 1588357526.0
it's gonna be great when @PressSec lies in a few minutes, gets called on it, and yells "IT'S OPPOSITE DAY!" as her defense.— Shripal Shah (@Shripal Shah) 1588357508.0
Kayleigh McEnany says in her first press briefing: "I will never lie to you, you have my word on that" Narrator:… https://t.co/EEtryenY1b— Ryan Adams 🎞️🏳️🌈 (@Ryan Adams 🎞️🏳️🌈) 1588357752.0
@kathrynw5 @PressSec Thereby confirming she’ll be lying like a rug.— Charles Johnson (@Charles Johnson) 1588357500.0
@yashar @PressSec @PressSec has just told her first lie to the American people.— Katie Phang (@Katie Phang) 1588357453.0
@AshleyRParker @PressSec https://t.co/REqQk35Xlx— Carla Jean Lauter, 😷 M.E.S. (@Carla Jean Lauter, 😷 M.E.S.) 1588357400.0
“I will never lie to you. You have my word on that,” New @PressSec tells @colvinj in the first press briefing in ov… https://t.co/7lS0VMIcfw— Paula Reid (@Paula Reid) 1588357586.0
“Jared Kushner has done a great job for this administration,” says @kayleighmcenany, moments after pledging never to lie.— Caroline Orr Bueno (@Caroline Orr Bueno) 1588357511.0
"I will never lie to you..." @PressSec pledges to WH Press Corps ... how long will that hold up? 1 minute, 5 minutes, 10 minutes...— Kurt Bardella (@Kurt Bardella) 1588357234.0
I’m old enough to remember 45 minutes ago when @PressSec said she would never lie to us. Mueller report: “While t… https://t.co/QishLQ7Xdq— Eric Columbus (@Eric Columbus) 1588359986.0
"I will never lie to you, you have my word on that." -Kayleigh McEnany Narrator: *she did not end up telling 1 truth that year*— Jesse Lifson (@Jesse Lifson) 1588359632.0
It is striking that @PressSec used her first press conference to promote a confessed felon who lied to the FBI and… https://t.co/d53sJXYTXJ— Joe Lockhart (@Joe Lockhart) 1588359448.0
So @PressSec Kayleigh Mcenany vowed to "never lie" to the press. Anyone else get a Scarface flashback? https://t.co/gguncrLMGx— Marginally Wicked (@Marginally Wicked) 1588359202.0
You know the bar is low for a new @PressSec when the takeaways from a press briefing are: 1. Wow, they held a brie… https://t.co/R8cqDDcDae— Sean Eldridge (@Sean Eldridge) 1588359000.0
I think you peaked early, @PressSec. That's a massive umbrella lie, right there. 🤣 https://t.co/BRos5X4bzI— John Pavlovitz (@John Pavlovitz) 1588358158.0