But Trump and White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany have pointed to no errors in the reporting, and a rereading of the articles shows that the work is quite solid. The reporting is heavily supported by special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and by other publicly available documents and sources.
This is Trump’s M.O. Stories that are bad for him are never cast in shades of gray; they are always a hoax. The Russia investigation was a hoax, even though special counsel Robert S. Mueller III found significant evidence of obstruction of justice. Impeachment was a hoax, even though the underlying Ukraine allegations were overwhelmingly confirmed. Trump even rather awkwardly tried to cast the coronavirus as his opponents’ “new hoax.” Trump doesn’t quibble with the details. It’s just deny, deny, deny — even when it leads to misperceptions like it did with coronavirus.
-Washington Post; 7/1/2020
“It’s an anti-Christian element hijacking the Democratic Party,” he said. “It’s hostile to our Christian worldview in every sense of the word. The silence of Joe Biden, that silence right now makes him complicit, de facto affirming the actions that run against our Judeo-Christian value system.”
-Right Wing Watch; 7/1/2020
Turning Point USA chief creative officer Benny Johnson attempted to claim that a white couple that aimed firearms at Black Lives Matter protesters in St. Louis, Missouri, were not supporters of President Donald Trump, but rather Democratic Party voters. Johnson turned to Federal Election Commission data to support his claim, but there was a problem: He found the wrong guy.
-Right Wing Watch; 6/30/2020
Cities generally have more crime than suburban and rural areas. That’s been true for decades if not centuries and is true across the planet.
-Washington Post; 6/25/2020
Right-wing author and radio host Eric Metaxas used his broadcast yesterday to attack Black Lives Matter as “an evil enemy” that wants to destroy the country and to claim that white Christians deserve credit for ending slavery in the United States.
-Right Wing Watch; 6/24/2020