President reached an historic ― and depressing ― milestone this weekend with his 10,000th false or misleading claim since taking office, .
The Fact Checker, led by veteran journalist Glenn Kessler that researches the accuracy of statements made by political figures, reported Monday that Trump’s “untruth” tally had hit after 828 days in office.
Roughly one-fifth of Trump’s misleading or false claims were about immigration issues, including his most repeated lie that his long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border is being built, according to the Post.
And it appears as though Trump’s proclivity for spreading what he calls “fake news” has been on the rise in recent months. In his first 100 days in office, Trump reportedly averaged