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Don Lemon Fact Checks Trump’s ‘Lies, Lies, and More Lies’ From Oval Office Border Wall Debate

CNN host Don Lemon said President Donald Trump’s “over the top reality TV presidency was on full display” during yesterday’s Oval Office debate with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

“Pelosi is expected to be the next speaker of the House, Schumer — he’s elmboldened now to flex his muscles in the Senate, and the gloves are already off,” Lemon said last night. “President Trump is still a political novice, on full-display today, a political novice. Pelosi and Schumer — politicians for decades — debating and negotiating. Today, they out-flanked him, boxed him into a corner, while talking not surprisingly, the president started his remarks with lies, lies, and more lies.”

The host then dove into a series of fact checks into comments the president made about border security and immigration during yesterday’s televised meeting, correcting his claims on wall construction already beginning, terrorists entering America through Mexico, and diseases migrants are supposedly carrying.

“Pelosi and Schumer played the president like real pros, with the cameras rolling, on live TV, in the Oval Office of all places,” he added. “Somebody needs to remind Trump of the Pottery Barn analogy: If you break it, you own it.”

Watch above, via CNN.

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