MINOT, N.D. — After his shocking election win in 2016, President Donald Trump was embroiled in a controversy around his lies about attendance at his inauguration.
It was not. The Washington press corps, and Trump’s many political opponents, made a big deal about it. The president was telling a bald-faced lie.
It wasn’t Trump’s worst lie during his tenure in the White House, but it was the first of many, to the chagrin of his understandably outraged critics, a group that includes this humble correspondent.
We should be consistently outraged when our elected leader insists on deceiving us about something we know, based on what we can see with our own eyes. is not true.