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How Many of These Donald Trump Statements Are True?

     

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Donald Trump tells it like it is! Or does he? (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Many Donald Trump supporters like him because, they believe, he “tells it like it is.”

Does he? Let’s take a look at some of his strongest assertions.

1

“In the history of Republican primaries, I’ve gotten the most votes in the history of the Republican party.”


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2

“ISIS is making millions of dollars a week selling Libyan oil.”


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3

“I was totally against the war in Iraq, saying for many years that it would destabilize the Middle East.”


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4

“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists.”


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5

“I’m not taking money. ... I’m not taking. I spent a lot of money. I don’t take.”


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6

“I don't know anything about David Duke.”


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7

“Don't believe those phony numbers when you hear 4.9 and 5% unemployment. The number's probably 28, 29, as high as 35. In fact, I even heard recently 42%.”


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8

"You have the migration because Syria is such a disaster. And now I hear we want to take in 200,000 Syrians, right? And they could be, listen, they could be ISIS. I don’t know."


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9

“We’re the highest-taxed country in the world.”


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10

“Hey, I watched when the World Trade Center came tumbling down. And I watched in Jersey City, New Jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down. Thousands of people were cheering.”


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11

"We’re losing now over $500 billion a year in terms of imbalance with China."


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12

“We don’t win at trade. We lose to everybody at trade. Trade we lose to everybody.”


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13

“Remember we used to have Made in the USA, right? When was the last time you’ve seen it? You don’t see that anymore. You don’t see that anymore.”


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14

“We have lousy health-care, where it’s going up 35, 45, 55%.”


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15

“We’re winning every poll with the Hispanics.”


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How Many of These Donald Trump Statements Are True?

Holly Epstein Ojalvo

Holly’s mission is to inform, inspire, and empower engaged activists who will change the world. She was previously an editor at The New York Times and a high school teacher. She spent her brief 20’s slump at a mousepad factory. Holly earned a B.A. at Lafayette College and M.A.'s at U Delaware and NYU. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, daughter, and cat, Tomie Twotone. Follow: @heoj.

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