Donald Trump: Incompetent - Irresponsible - Insecure - Illiterate - Irrelevant - Ignominious - Indicted!
Chrono Light (2023) Chrono Full Index Subject Index Online News
Subject: LIES & DECEPTION
Misinformation research is buckling under GOP legal attacks
23 Sep 2023 Naomi Nix, et al. Washington Post.
Trump's drumbeat of lies about the 2020 election keeps getting louder. Here are the facts
27 Aug 2023 Robert Yoon. Associated Press.
Trump Tells Allies He's Skipping Debate to Punish Fox, Murdochs
22 Aug 2023 Asawin Suebsaeng, Adam Rawnsley. Rolling Stone.
MAGA Lawyer Doubles Down on Election Lie After Arrest for Trying to Steal Election Himself
22 Aug 2023 Nikki Mccann Ramirez. Rolling Stone.
Deprogramming Fox News Viewers After the Latest Trump Indictment
7 Aug 2023 Thom Hartmann. Common Dreams.
Fact check: The day after his indictment, Trump lies again about Pence's powers on January 6
3 Aug 2023 Daniel Dale. CNN.
Sure, Impeach Clarence Thomas-but That's Just for Starters
5 Jul 2022 Michael Tomasky. The New Republic.
A predictable outcome of Jan. 6 hearings: Opinions about Trump won't change
16 Jun 2022 Bernard Goldberg. The Hill.
Draft abortion opinion puts new spotlight on confirmation hearings
4 May 2022 Seung Min Kim. Washington Post.
What the conservative justices said about Roe v. Wade during confirmation hearings
3 May 2022 Lexi Lonas. The Hill.
Press: McCarthy is a bigger liar than Trump
26 Apr 2022 Bill Press. The Hill.
Opinion: McCarthy's lying at the border cements him as the Great Prevaricator
26 Apr 2022 Dana Milbank. Washington Post.
Opinion: No Republican who participates in the war on truth deserves your vote
25 Apr 2022 Dana Milbank. Washington Post.
Juan Williams: GOP is stirring up crime fears
21 Feb 2022 Juan Williams. The Hill.
Trump To Mark Jan. 6 Anniversary With More Election Fraud Lies
21 Dec 2021 Liz Skalka. Huffington Post.
Juan Williams: A guide to combating right-wing lies
15 Nov 2021 Juan Williams. The Hill.
Our paper-thin line of defense against Marjorie Taylor Greene
20 Jul 2021 Jill Filipovic. CNN.
`A hack job,' `outright lies': Trump commission's `1776 Report' outrages historians
19 Jan 2021 Gillian Brockell. Washington Post.
The American Abyss
9 Jan 2021 Timothy Synder. New York Times.
The GOP's sudden and convenient distancing from Trump's voter fraud claims
8 Jan 2021 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.
Trump Adviser Peter Navarro Lies That Biden's Inauguration Can Be Postponed
2 Jan 2021 Allison Quinn. Daily Beast.
CDC's Redfield told staff to delete email, official tells House watchdog
10 Dec 2020 Dan Diamond. Politico.
Trump's White House largely silent as he refuses to concede
9 Nov 2020 Ben Gittleson. ABC.
Trump Just Told His Biggest Coronavirus Lie Yet
30 Oct 2020 Dan Friedman. Mother Jones.
MAGA scrambles to repair the Hunter Biden narrative
28 Oct 2020 Tina Nguyen. Politico.
White House lawyer helped shop controversial Hunter Biden story to Wall Street Journal: NYT
25 Oct 2020 Brooke Seiple. The Hill.
How Mark Mark Meadows Became the White House's Unreliable Source
4 Oct 2020 Tim Alberta. Politico.
Trump Is a Super-Spreader of Disinformation
3 Oct 2020 Anne Applebaum. The Atlantic.
This is the moment when the White House's lack of credibility becomes an immediate crisis
2 Oct 2020 Chris Cillizza. CNN.
Trump's appointees sought to censor what government scientists said about the coronavirus, emails show
18 Sep 2020 Lena H. Sun. Washington Post.
Another presidential assault on science as fires and pandemic rage
15 Sep 2020 Stephen Collinson. CNN.
Top HHS spokesman runs through conspiracies in video and claims without evidence CDC scientists are working to resist Trump
14 Sep 2020 Devan Cole, Jim Acosta. CNN.
Trump appointees sought to alter CDC scientific reports so they don't contradict or undermine the president
12 Sep 2020 Charles Davis, Sarah Al-Arshani. Businessinsider.Com.
Kayleigh McEnany has crossed a line
11 Sep 2020 Joe Lockhart. CNN.
The RNC weaponized exhaustion
28 Aug 2020 Zack Beauchamp. VOX.
Fact-checking Trump's lies is essential. It's also increasingly fruitless
29 Aug 2020 Margaret Sullivan. Washington Post.
Pence reinvents Trump's presidency on a disorienting night of crises
27 Aug 2020 Stephen Collinson. CNN.
Fact-checking the third night of the 2020 Republican National Convention
27 Aug 2020 Glenn Kessler, et al. Washington Post.
GOP taps distortions to heap praise on Trump
26 Aug 2020 Josh Boak, et al. Associated Press.
The Epic Shamelessness of the Republican Convention
26 Aug 2020 Frank Bruni. New York Times.
Fact-checking the second night of the 2020 Republican National Convention
26 Aug 2020 Glenn Kessler, et al. Washington Post.
aTrump's convention offers misleading portrait of his presidency
25 Aug 2020 Stephen Collinson. CNN.
USPS Headquarters Tells Managers Not to Reconnect Mail Sorting Machines, Emails Show
20 Aug 2020 Aaron Gordon. Vice.
Barr Makes It Official-He's Trump's New "Fixer"
1 Aug 2020 Victoria Basetti, Norman Eisen. Politico.
Park Police chief says he knew Trump was coming, but Lafayette Square clearing was unrelated
28 Jul 2020 Tom Jackman. Washington Post.
Trump Just Made His 20,000th Misleading Claim as President, Says Report
13 Jul 2020 Jamie Ross. Daily Beast.
McEnany sidesteps questions on Russian bounty intel
29 Jun 2020 Brett Samuels, Morgan Chalfant. The Hill.
Trump campaign is creating an alternate reality online about coronavirus
28 May 2020 Meg Kelly, Elyse Samuels. Washington Post.
A metrics-obsessed White House struggles to define success on coronavirus
14 May 2020 Ryan Lizza, Daniel Lippman. Politico.
White House blocks Fauci from testifying before House panel next week
1 May 2020 Erica Werner, Mike DeBonis. Washington Post.
Fact-checking Trump's attempt to erase his previous coronavirus response
1 Apr 2020 Daniel Dale. CNN.
Trump's rage at the media takes a dangerous new turn
16 Mar 2020 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.
Trump now says he's open to entitlement cuts, including Medicare
23 Jan 2020 Maegan Vazquez. CNN.
White House continues stonewalling on slew of issues
10 Jan 2020 Maegan Vasquez. CNN.
CNN special attempts the impossible: gauging the fallout from Trump's lies
25 Nov 2019 Erik Wemple. Washington Post.
Trump press secretary faces backlash over claim that Obama aides left `you will fail' notes
19 Nov 2019 Toluse Olorunnipa, Josh Dawsey. Washington Post.
Nikki Haley: Trump 'truthful' in 'every instance that I dealt with him'
12 Nov 2019 John Bowden. The Hill.
The Trump team is now lying about lying
29 Aug 2019 Chris Cillizza. CNN.
President Trump has made 12,019 false or misleading claims over 928 days
12 Aug 2019 Glenn Kessler, et al. Washington Post.
Trump falsely accuses Sherrod Brown, Dayton mayor of misrepresenting his hospital visit
7 Aug 2019 Daniel Dale. CNN.
Fact check: Trump makes more than 20 false claims at Cincinnati rally
2 Aug 2019 Daniel Dale, et al. CNN.
'Sir' alert: This one word is a telltale sign Trump is being dishonest
16 Jul 2019 Daniel Dale. CNN.
President Trump has made 10,796 false or misleading claims over 869 days
10 Jun 2019 Glenn Kessler, et al. Washington Post.
Fact-checking Trump's flurry of falsehoods and lies after Mueller declined to exonorate him
30 May 2019 Marshall Cohen. CNN.
President Trump has made more than 10,000 false or misleading claims
29 Apr 2019 Glenn Kessler, et al. Washington Post.
What to do about Sarah Sanders? White House reporters have a few ideas
22 Apr 2019 Paul Farhi. Washington Post.
Mueller's biggest bombshell? Trump told the White House counsel to lie
19 Apr 2019 Daniel Hamel. Washingtion Post.
A Portrait of the White House and Its Culture of Dishonesty
19 Apr 2019 Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman. New York Times.
The Mueller report puts it beyond dispute: Trump is profoundly corrupt
19 Apr 2019 Paul Waldman. Washington Post.
`Your boss lied': Sanders, Gidley face vastly different Mueller questions on CNN, Fox News
19 Apr 2019 Tim Elfrink. Washington Post.
President Trump has made 9,014 false or misleading claims over 773 days
4 Mar 2019 Glenn Kessler, et al. Washington Post.
Juan Williams: Trump's witches' brew has made America sick
4 Mar 2019 Juan Williams. The Hill.
The president's and Ivanka Trump's egregious deception on security clearans
1 Mar 2019 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.
The scariest thing about Trump's tweets
31 Jan 2019 Eugene Robinson. Washington Post.
Trump advisers lied over and over again, Mueller says. The question is, why?
27 Jan 2019 Rosalind S. Helderman, et al. Washington Post.
President Trump made 8,158 false or misleading claims in first two years
21 Jan 2019 Glenn Kessler, et al. Washington Post.
`This president lies daily': Critics demand networks fact-check Trump's live immigration speech
8 Jan 2019 Isaac Stanley-Becker. Washington Post.
Trump claims support from past presidents for the wall: Clinton, Bush and Obama beg to differ
4 Jan 2019 Andrew Restuccia. Politico.
Trump has been walking a tightrope of lies
13 Dec 2018 Eugene Robinson. Washington Post.
Meet the Bottomless Pinocchio, a new rating for a false claim repeated over and over again
10 Dec 2018 Glenn Kessler. Washington Post.
The truth is finally catching up with Trump
27 Nov 2018 Dana Milbank. Washington Post.
President Trump's crowd-size estimates: Increasingly unbelievable
19 Nov 2018 Salvador Rizzo. Washington Post.
`Full Trumpism': The president's apocalyptic attacks reach a new level of falsity
4 Nov 2018 Philip Rucker. Washington Post.
How Trump bobs and weaves to avoid the truth
15 Oct 2018 Glenn Kessler. Washington Post.
Trump subverts our democracy with his lies
15 Oct 2018 Eugene Robinson. Washington Post.
University offering course on 'Trumpaganda'
9 Oct 2018 Avery Anapol. The Hill.
In a 30-minute interview, President Trump made 24 false/misleading claims
29 Dec 2017 Glenn Kessler. Washington Post.
Trump praises author whose book falsely claims she has a PhD in psychology
14 Sep 2018 Morgan Gstalter. The Hill.
President Trump has made more than 5,000 false or misleading claims
13 Sep 2018 Glenn Kessler, Salvador Rizzo, Meg Kelly. Washington Post.
Woodward: Trump lawyer's concluded that president is an `effing liar'
10 Sep 2018 Michael Burke. The Hill.
Donald Trump just keeps claiming things he said on tape aren't real
30 Aug 2018 Chris Cillizza. CNN.
Trump is less lucid than normal
27 Aug 2018 Jennifer Rubin. Washington Post.
Not just misleading. Not merely false. A lie.
22 Aug 2018 Glenn Kessler. Washington Post.
`Truth isn't truth' is the Trump era's epitaph
20 Aug 2018 Eugene Robinson. Washington Post.
`Truth isn't truth': Giuliani weighs risks of possible Trump interview
19 Aug 2018 Elise Viebeck. Washington Post.
Fox News host hits Giuliani: Dossier isn't why Mueller probe was started
15 Aug 2018 Emily Birnbaum. The Hill.
The Trump team's new `alternative facts'-esque ways to expain its lies
6 Aug 2018 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.
President Trump has made 4,229 false or misleading claims in 558 days
1 Aug 2018 Glenn Kessler, Salvador Rizzo, Meg Kelly. Washington Post.
Trump's shallowness runs deep
3 Aug 2016 George F. Will. Washington Post.
Trump lies. And lies. And lies
26 Jul 2018 E.J. Dionne Jr.. Washington Post.
In 497 days, President Trump has made 3,251 false or misleading claims
31 May 2018 Washington Post.
Once again, `fake news' decried by Trump turns out to be true
26 Jul 2018 Glenn Kessler and Meg Kelly. Washington Post.
I Was a White House Stenographer. Trump Wasn't a Fan
17 Jul 2018 Beck Dorey-Stein. New York Times.
When it comes to lying, Trump is nonstop
13 Jul 2018 Joe Scarborough. Washington Post.
Ex-CIA chief Brennan compares Trump to Bernie Madoff
5 Jul 2018 Emily Birnbaum. The Hill.
I never said that! High-tech deception of 'deepfake' videos
3 Jul 2018 Associated Press. via Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
`We have a profound problem': Mark Sanford has thoughts about Trump & truth
22 Jun 2018 Amber Phillips. Washington Post.
Trump is a baldfaced liar
22 Jun 2018 Colbert I. King. Washington Post.
Trump claims Sanford remarks booed by lawmakers were well-received
21 Jun 2018 Brett Samuels. The Hill.
President Trump seems to be saying more and more things that aren't true
19 Jun 2018 Ashley Parker. Washington Post.
Merkel responds to Trump claims: German crime stats 'speak for themselves'
19 Jun 2018 Brett Samuels. The Hill.
`You're a parent!' Things got personal in the White House briefing room
14 Jun 2018 Callum Borchers. Washington Post.
Sanders lies because that is what this White House does
5 Jun 2018 Jennifer Rubin. Washington Post.
Sanders: 'My credibility is probably higher than the media's'
5 Jun 2018 Jordan Fabian. The Hill.
Giuliani on contradictions about Trump tower meeting letter: 'I swear to God, it was a mistake'
4 Jun 2018 Morgan Gstalter. The Hill.
Sanders's illogical claim - she's not the person to answer questions About her own false statement
4 Jun 2018 Callum Borchers. Washington Post.
Trump keeps incriminating himself with nonstop lies
31 May 2018 Jennifer Rubin. Washington Post.
Trump's lies about the Russia probe devolve into absurdity
31 May 2018 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.
Call out his lies. He depends on them.
30 May 2018 E.J. Dionne Jr.. Washington Post.
Why does Trump lie? Just ask Billy Bush.
29 May 2018 Erik Wemple. Washington Post.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on `phony' sources, vets, border stats
28 May 2018 Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward. AP via Washington Post.
Fact-checking Trump's error-filled tweetstorm about the Mueller probe
18 Mar 2018 Glenn Kessler. Washington Post.
Time to stop chasing Trump's lies down the rabbit hole
25 May 2018 Paul Waldman. Washington Post.
President Trump's fog of `scandals' and outrages about the Mueller investin
25 May 2018 Glenn Kessler, Meg Kelly. Washington Post.
The president and his attorney didn't tell the truth. Now Giuliani has
3 May 2018 Dan Balz. Washington Post.
Trump's medical deceptions should be a scandal
2 May 2018 Paul Waldman. Washington Post.
Ex-CIA director defends Clapper,tells Trump 'Your hypocrisy knows no bounds
28 Apr 2018 John Bowden. The Hill.
The Puzzle of Sarah Huckabee Sanders
27 Apr 2018 Jason Schwartz. Politico.
Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
20 Apr 2018 Jonathan Greenberg. Washington Post.
Trump breaks his tax returns promise - for the third year in a row
16 Apr 2018 Editorial Board. Washington Post.
As Trump rages at Comey, a new poll shows his lies are failing
13 Apr 2018 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.
Two Trump speeches, two dozen dubious claims
8 Apr 2018 Salvador Rizzo. Washington Post.
Trump and the Truth: A President Tests His Own Credibility
17 Mar 2018 Peter Baker. New York Times.
Trump is perfecting the art of the Big Lie
17 Mar 2018 Max Boot. Washington Post.
Trump's believe it or not
16 Mar 2018 Kathleen Parker. Washington Post.
After Admitting Uncertainty Over Trade Figure, Trump Repeats False Claim Is that the president or a grand piano?
15 Mar 2018 Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Ian Austen. New York Times.
Sunshine Week brings Trump's information darkness to light
13 Mar 2018 Joe Davidson. Washington Post.
Alex Jones is a menace to society. I'm suing him
14 Mar 2018 Brennan Gilmore. Washington Post.
When it comes to this White House, the fish rots from the head
7 Mar 2018 Jennifer Rubin. Washington Post.
A Ranting Old Guy With Nukes
5 Mar 2018 Paul Krugman. New York Times.
Hope Hicks told the truth about lying for Trump. Now she's gone
28 Feb 2018 Dana Milbank. Washingtion Post.
Hope Hicks Acknowledges She Sometimes Tells White Lies for Trump
27 Feb 2018 Nicholas Fandos. New York Times.
Fact-checking Trump's error-filled tweetstorm about Russia investigation
18 Feb 2018 Glenn Kessler. Washington Post.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders is at a loss for words on Rob Porter
14 Feb 2018 Dana Milbank. Washington Post.
White House's evolving explanations in Rob Porter scandal Are making less and less sense
14 Feb 2018 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.
White House Let Rob Porter Keep Job Even After Receiving Final FBI Report
13 Feb 2018 Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Michael D.Shear. New York Times.
Trump budget highlights disconnect btwn populist rhetoric & plutocratic rea
13 Feb 2018 James Hohmann. Washington Post.
Trump tells a lot of little lies. This is the big one
12 Feb 2018 Eugene Robinson. Washington Post.
Kelly offers account of Porter exit That some White House aides consider untrue
9 Feb 2018 Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey. Washington Post.
My Lawyers Got Trump to Admit 30 Lies Under Oath
12 Jun 2017 Timothy L. O'Brian. Bloomberg.
Trump made 2,140 false or misleading claims in his first year
20 Jan 2018 Glenn Kessler and Meg Kelly. Washington Post.
'Our democracy will not last': Jeff Flake's speech comparing Trump to Staln
17 Jan 2018 Amber Phillips. Washington Post.
This way madness lies
16 Jan 2018 Dana Milbank. Washington Post.
The Trump `shithole countries' flap takes an even more ridiculous turn
16 Jan 2018 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.
Fact-checking the Trump administration's claims on `saving' coal country
16 Jan 2018 Nicole Lewis. Washington Post.
Sens. Cotton and Perdue are outed for lying on Trump's behalf
16 Jan 2018 Jennifer Rubin. Washington Post.
Trump and the liar's paradox
4 Jan 2018 Richard Cohen. Washington Post.
President Trump has made 1,950 false or misleading claims over 347 days
2 Jan 2018 Glenn Kessler, Meg Kelly, Nicole Lewis. Washington Post.
Trump falsely claims he broke a legislative record
27 Dec 2017 Nolan D. McCaskill. Politico.
Trump's ambassador to the Netherlands just got caught lying about the Dutch
22 Dec 2017 Amanda Erickson. Washington Post.
I study liars. I've never seen one like President Trump
8 Dec 2017 Bella DePaulo. Washington Post.
Michael Flynn Charged With Making False Statements To The FBI
1 Dec 2017 Chuck Ross. Daily Caller.
Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the FBI
1 Dec 2017 Carol D. Leonnig, et al. Washington Post.
Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty to Lying to the F.B.I.
1 Dec 2017 Eileen Sullivan, Adam Goldman & Michael D. Shear. New York Times.
The Russia investigation's spectacular accumulation of lies
16 Nov 2017 Michael Gerson. Washington Post.
When the subject is Russia, Trump's advisers have spotty memories
15 Nov 2017 Matt Zapotosky. Washington Post.
Has Jeff Sessions got the world's worst memory, or what?
14 Nov 2017 Jennifer Rubin. Washington Post.
President Trump has made 1,628 false or misleading claims over 298 days
14 Nov 2017 Glenn Kessler, Meg Kelly, Nicole Lewis. Washington Post.
This Harvard student's takedown of Sean Spicer's fellowship is spot on
3 Nov 2017 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
3 Nov 2017 Frank Bruni. New York Times.
Trump's lie about Obama/fallen soldiers shows how he makes America dumber
17 Oct 2017 Paul Waldman. Washington Post.
President Trump has made 1,318 false or misleading claims over 263 days
10 Oct 2017 Michelle Ye Hee Lee, Glenn Kessler and Meg Kelly. Washington Post.
Jared Kushner registered to vote as a woman. Not his first paperwork error
27 Sep 2017 Rachel Chason. Washington Post.
Those Calls to Trump? White House Admits They Didn't Happen
2 Aug 2017 Julie Hirschfeld Davis. New York Times.
23 Jul 2017 David Leonhardt, Stuart A. Thompson. New York Times.
Many Politicians Lie. But Trump Has Elevated the Art of Fabrication
7 Aug 2017 Sheryl Gay Stolberg. New York Times.
Why the most dishonest president in history can't fool us about what matter
3 Aug 2017 Paul Waldman. Washington Post.
Kellyanne Conway just set the modern record for political spin
14 Jul 2017 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.
Al Franken: Is Jeff Sessions a Lying Little Weasel?
14 Jul 2017 Jon Weiner. The Nation.
Trump's lies are failing him, and it is making him deeply frustrated
21 Mar 2017 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.
Sean Spicer had another very bad week
19 Mar 2017 Chris Cillizza. Washington Post. Go to Top of Page