First son Eric Trump ignored the COVID-19 pandemic, but said his dad would "soon" be sending Americans to Mars, during his address on the second night of the Republican National Committee Convention.
The president's son, who is an executive vice president at the Trump Organization, made a number of false claims during his speech.
Here's some of what people were were saying about Eric Trump's speech.
@keithboykin Now I know why Eric Trump won’t talk to New York Attorney General @TishJames under oath. Eric, like h… https://t.co/bpM4UHKrXh— Ron Waxman 🏳️🌈 (@Ron Waxman 🏳️🌈)1598408451.0
"Biden has pledged to defund the police, and take away your cherished 2d Amendment. My father on the other hand, de… https://t.co/DZU8ygsia1— Jonathan Tamari (@Jonathan Tamari)1598408473.0
When watching Eric Trump talk it’s important to remember two things. 1. Russian blood money has been paid for dead… https://t.co/fEpH9motVM— Steve Schmidt (@Steve Schmidt)1598408522.0
So far, Eric Trump has used more lies than verbs.— Bryan Behar (@Bryan Behar)1598408273.0
Like we're going to Mars "soon" under his father's leadership? Does he have ANY idea of the engineering challenges that involves?— S.V. Dáte (@S.V. Dáte)1598408595.0
We don’t need PolitiFact to tell us this Eric Trump quote is a lie: “Biden has pledged to defund the police and tak… https://t.co/L4zhvQD9sI— Moms Demand Action (@Moms Demand Action)1598408671.0
Why are we hearing from Eric Trump? He is not even buzzed, and he is still making a fool of himself.— davidrlurie (@davidrlurie)1598408202.0
As you watch Eric Trump’s ridiculous pack of lies remember . . . he just invoked his 5th Amendment right against self incrimination.— Glenn Kirschner (@Glenn Kirschner)1598408491.0
Eric Trump repeats a flat-out lie echoed by one RNC speaker after another, that Biden has “pledged to defund the po… https://t.co/NMnOd45sy5— Clyde Haberman (@Clyde Haberman)1598408575.0
“America became respected again,” Eric Trump says. Reality check: Trump has turned America into a pitiful pariah.… https://t.co/ggEa0aguOV— Max Boot (@Max Boot)1598408433.0
Pretty amazing how many lies Eric Trump is able to fit in a single sentence. Biden doesn’t want to defund the polic… https://t.co/Srxmio0lVE— Matt O'Brien (@Matt O'Brien)1598408446.0
A partial list of actions Trump has taken that do *not* end wars — arming the Saudis in Yemen’s civil war, using th… https://t.co/SW7dKwPu9J— Andrew Desiderio (@Andrew Desiderio)1598409149.0
The whole Trump family is trash, but Eric is clearly more competent and less high than Don Jr. #RNCauvin… https://t.co/zq9TCo8FPL— J-L Cauvin (@J-L Cauvin)1598408386.0
REPEATED LIES BY ERIC tRUMP: - Biden wants to tax 82% of Americans (he doesn't) - Biden wants to defund the police… https://t.co/bA0hpIyJ2P— BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@BrooklynDad_Defiant!)1598408481.0
Rachel Maddow immediately fact-checks Eric Trump's huge lies in his RNC speech: "Peace in the Middle East has not… https://t.co/QgK56KeiFN— Justin Baragona (@Justin Baragona)1598409211.0