Note: this piece was originally published in the Washington Post, and was written by Checks & Balances member George Conway.
It’s somehow fitting. A presidency launched with lies, and fueled by them ever since, was destined to finish with the worst of them all.
“I don’t think anybody has done what we did over the [first] 100 days,” Trump proclaimed — after having uttered hundreds of falsehoods during that time. He asserted, without evidence, that President Barack Obama had placed a “tapp [sic]” on “my phones.” He lied about health care, the economy, immigration and trade — repeatedly. He even claimed that, under his proposed tax plan, he’d “probably pay more than I’m paying right now,” which might, unlike the rest of his claims, have been literally true, because, as we now know, he was barely paying taxes at all.
Continue reading at the Washington Post.