Trump fills his CNN town hall with a fire hose of old and new false claims

Trump Fills His Cnn Town Hall With A Fire Hose Of Old And New False Claims - Kf4Qrpqt5Nhu7L2Hs6Xkaj3Okq
Comment on this storyComment

For more than an hour, former president Donald Trump sent forth a torrent of false and misleading claims during a CNN town hall. Here’s a roundup of some of the more notable ones, arranged by subject matter.

Trump repeated many of his familiar lies about the 2020 election.

“That was a rigged election, and it’s a shame that we had to go through it…. If you look at True the Vote, they found millions of votes on camera, on government cameras, where they were stuffing ballot boxes…. If you look at what happened in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, if you look at what happened in Detroit, Michigan, if you look at what happened in Atlanta, millions of votes, and all you have to do is take a look at government cameras.”

We have looked at these claims many times in detail, and as CNN moderator Kaitlan Collins noted, they have been repeatedly debunked.

Trump has claimed that in Philadelphia, there were more votes than voters. This falsehood is based on a…

Continue Reading →

This article was written by Glenn Kessler and originally published on