Trump is averaging more than 50 false or misleading claims a day
As President Trump entered the final stretch of the election season, he began making more than 50 false or misleading claims a day. It’s only gotten worse — so much so that the Fact Checker team cannot keep up.
As of Aug. 27, the tally in our database that tracks every errant claim by the president stood at 22,247 claims in 1,316 days.
Note the date. That was when he gave his speech accepting the Republican presidential nomination. We’ve been able to update the database only to that point as...