Twitter was awash with President Donald Trump’s lies early Saturday, thanks in part to conservative attorney George Conway.

The lawyer helped the #PresidentPinocchiosTopLies hashtag trend on the social media platform after Preet Bharara ― the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York who was fired by Trump in 2017 ― asked followers to identify Trump’s “most demonstrably provable intentional lie as POTUS.”

Conway, who has become a fierce critic of the president despite his wife Kellyanne Conway’s role as White House counselor, suggested it would be “a 500-way tie.” By The Washington Post’s reckoning, Trump has so far told more than 12,000 lies since taking office in January 2017.

There’s going to be a 500-way tie. https://t.co/4uXP8xu5HG

— George Conway (@gtconway3d) August 31, 2019

Conway shared some examples of Trump’s tallest tales:

But okay—how about when he claimed that he didn’t say “Tim Apple,” but actually said “Tim Cook Apple,” really fast, which, of course, he didn’t, and then when everyone laughed at him because it was on tape, he said he intentionally said “Tim Apple” to save time.

— George Conway (@gtconway3d) August 31, 2019

https://t.co/Rk54Pfjwjb

— George Conway (@gtconway3d) August 31, 2019

There was the insane lie Trump told in front of the Pakistani PM that PM Modi of India had asked Trump to mediate Kashmir, which no Indian gov’t would ever do. India flipped out, basically calling Trump a liar. https://t.co/hkLCigD8rE

— George Conway (@gtconway3d) August 31, 2019

Then there was the time, in the course of lying his ass off about some internal campaign polls, Trump told George Stephanopolous that “I like the truth. I'm actually a very honest guy.”https://t.co/4qQLzbFnv1

— George Conway (@gtconway3d) August 31, 2019

“We could spend days doing this,” Conway tweeted, before posting this “all-in-one” supercut to prove his point:

Here’s an all-in-one. https://t.co/sJK3kFdp6P

— George Conway (@gtconway3d) August 31, 2019

Conway later posted the Pinocchio-themed hashtag and it predictably took on a life of its own:

"I, Donald John Trump, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."#PresidentPinocchiosTopLies pic.twitter.com/fq7z9iGKF1

— Andrew Harrell 🇺🇸 (@Andy4691) August 31, 2019

#PresidentPinocchiosTopLies pic.twitter.com/tspJD5Xp2n

— Mary Quite Contrary (@ContraryMeri) August 31, 2019

"In many places, like California, the same person votes many times. You probably heard about that. They always like to say 'oh that's a conspiracy theory.' Not a conspiracy theory, folks. Millions and millions of people."#PresidentPinocchiosTopLies

— Guardian_Angelica (@angib1026) August 31, 2019

Michigan Man of the Year! #PresidentPinocchiosTopLies

— Jennifer Reddicks (@jr4226) August 31, 2019

#PresidentPinocchiosTopLies – “I am a stable genius.” pic.twitter.com/beOByTjkzj

— bells (@bells110) August 31, 2019

"The noise (from windmills) causes cancer"#PresidentPinocchiosTopLies

— jill (@ctownoh) August 31, 2019

That he helped at the twin towers? Or that he saw thousands of Muslims celebrate in New Jersey? #PresidentPinocchiosTopLies

— Texanmom (@cthebon) August 31, 2019

“Thank you to the LGBT community! I will fight for you while Hillary brings in more people that will threaten your freedoms and beliefs.” (2016 Tweet) #PresidentPinocchiosTopLies

— Cindi Sue (@OuterOrbitCity) August 31, 2019

Anything along the lines of “nobody more knows more about ______ than me” #PresidentPinocchiosTopLies

— Kim (@SparksOfJoy_) August 31, 2019

Tariffs are "paid for mostly by China, by the way, not by us."#PresidentPinocchiosTopLies

— Grandmama (@23SkidooSt) August 31, 2019

I’m the best thing to happen to Puerto Rico #PresidentPinocchiosTopLies

— Brenda (@TRUTHbyINDIGO) August 31, 2019

#PresidentPinocchiosTopLies pic.twitter.com/tspJD5Xp2n

— Mary Quite Contrary (@ContraryMeri) August 31, 2019

"I am the chosen one" #PresidentPinocchiosTopLies

— StormSpotterSue (@suegreene22) August 31, 2019

I alone can fix this #PresidentPinocchiosTopLies

— Denise Wu (@denisewu) August 31, 2019

“You’ll all be so rich. You won’t believe how rich you’ll be”. #PresidentPinocchiosTopLies

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