President Donald Trump’s first 2020 presidential debate performance consisted of “an avalanche of lying,” CNN fact-checker Daniel Dale said.

Dale scrutinized claims made by both Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during Tuesday’s chaotic debate in Cleveland. Biden and debate moderator Chris Wallace often struggled to get a word in edgewise as Trump steamrolled through the 90-minute session, spewing falsehoods about voting by mail, health care, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We had an avalanche of lying from President Trump. Biden, conversely, made at least a couple of false or misleading claims, but, honestly, he was largely accurate,” Dale told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer afterward.

Dale said that at certain points during the debate, almost everything Trump said ― particularly while discussing mail-in voting ― was not true.

“These weren’t one-time slips or gaffes or errors,” he said. “These have been fact-checked and he keeps saying them and they’re still wrong.”

Watch Dale debunk specific claims below:

We want to know what you’re hearing on the ground from the candidates. If you get any interesting ― or suspicious! ― campaign mailers, robocalls or hear anything else you think we should know about, email us at [email protected]

RELATED… GOP Pollster Asks For 1-Word Reviews Of Trump's Debating. The Answers Are Wild. 5 Takeaways From The First 2020 Presidential Debate Between Trump And Biden Biden Pitched A Climate Plan. Trump Rambled About ‘Immaculate Air’ And Cleaning Forests Download Calling all HuffPost superfans! Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost’s next chapter Join HuffPost

Source Link: