Trump keeps lying as he goes to Camp David for a “working weekend”, prepping for a Fox News Town Hall on Sunday.
Trump now says we'll “hopefully” have a final death total below 100,000. (On April 20, he said we'd end between 50,000 and 60,000, then this week mentioned 70,000 and 65,000.)
Trump: “Our finished number” (of deaths) could mean that we saved 1 million lives, or even 1.5 million lives, or even 2.1 million or 2.5 million lives.
Trump is telling him “sir, we're gonna have to close it down” story about how the economy used to be, then says that because things were closed down, “Because of that, we saved maybe millions of lives.”
Sent: Friday, May 1, 2020 5:40 PM
Subject: In town pool report #10 POTUS departure
Marine 1 took off at 5:29.
POTUS took a few questions. Will send more shortly:
On a fertilizer plant in N. Korea: I’d rather not comment on it yet.
Would he advise the president of Brazil to support social distancing: I think he's doing a very good job he's a great friend of mine. And the President is doing really well in Brazil. We're very proud of him.
They've been hit hard, very hard, but you have a president that's doing a very good job.
On social distancing during his week weekend: “Yah, I will.”
POTUS on imposing tariffs on China: So, we're going to see what happens. A lot of things are happening with respect to China. We're not happy, obviously with what happened, This is a bad situation — all over the world, 183 countries. But we'll be having a lot to say about that. It's certainly an option. It's certainly an option.
If you want, you could say that Trump’s botched coronavirus response has killed about 65,000 people.
Google Murray Bookchin seemingly started off as a lazy response to people online. Some people conspired to make the meme go viral for political purposes. A Facebook meme group was created and the meme became fecund taking many different forms. The meme has taken up a life of its own and is now part of online leftist meme culture.
CLAIM: Pittsburg protester waves sign citing Nazi slogan that translates to “Work Sets You Free.”
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. The image has been manipulated. The original photo posted by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on April 20 shows the protester holding a sign stating, “Free small business!”
THE FACTS: Several Twitter users posted the altered image along with photos of entrances to Nazi concentration and death camps where iron gates bear the words “Arbeit Macht Frei” or “Work Sets You Free.” One tweet featuring the fabricated image was posted on May 1 and had over 600 retweets.
The sign actually stated “Free small business!” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette photographer Andrew Rush posted the image to Twitter on April 20.