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Shredding Trump’s lies

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Pelosi’s actions speak louder than Trump’s 90 minutes of lies

Trump’s State of the Union address consisted of an hour and a half of gaslighting, lies, and broken promises.

When Speaker Pelosi tore Trump’s speech to shreds, she was speaking for millions of Americans who were outraged at his brazen depiction of a reality that doesn’t exist.

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In case you couldn’t bring yourself to watch last night, don’t worry: We fact-checked Trump’s most egregious claims for you.

  • Health care: Despite his claims otherwise, the Trump administration is still trying to rip health coverage away from millions of Americans. The attacks on the Affordable Care Act threaten protections for more than 130 million people with preexisting conditions, and they have no replacement plan in place.
  • The economy: Trump lied about jobs, taxes, manufacturing, wages, and more. Here’s the reality: Job growth is down 16% under Trump’s administration, and manufacturing activity fell to its lowest point in a decade. Read a full fact-check of Trump’s economic lies here.
  • Farmers: Trump bragged about how he’s “helped farmers.” Yeah, right. Midwest farm bankruptcies have skyrocketed 52% since Trump took office. The Trump administration’s reckless and erratic trade war has America’s farmers reeling.
  • Big Pharma: Trump said his administration is “taking on the big pharmaceutical companies.” Here’s the reality: Trump’s tax bill saved four major drug companies $7 billion. Meanwhile, Americans are dying because of outrageously high drug costs.