Watch Kimmel’s ‘Mini-Documentary’ Commemorating Trump’s 2,000 Lies In Office
On Wednesday night, Jimmy Kimmel took a moment to acknowledge a “milestone” President Trump recently reached.
“Happy Lie 2K everybody!” Kimmel told his audience.
The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that Trump had told his 2,000th lie since taking office last year.
“He’s averaging 5.6 false claims a day, which is impressive considering the fact he’s only working 2.6 hours per day,” Kimmel joked.
Kimmel then noted that throughout his lies, Trump insisted that everyone should “believe” him. And he played a lengthy montage of many of Trump’s “believe me” moments.”
“You think Abe Lincoln ever said, ‘believe me?'” Kimmel asked. “Believe me, he did not.”
He thought the “volume of fiction” that comes out of Trump’s “orange mouth” was “staggering.”
“So tonight, we’re gonna to look back at his many prevarications with the mini-documentary that shows us how we got to this remarkable moment in misrepresentation,” Kimmel continued.
The “mini-documentary,” called Pants of Fire: The Road to 2000 Lies, included many of Trump’s most notable falsehoods, from the size of his inaugural crowd, the electoral victory margin, his accusation of President Obama “wiretapping” him, to his claim that he came up with the term “fake news.”
“Prof. Jakob Milden” of Brown University called it the “greatest achievement in the history of lying.” while “Geoffrey Russk” a “Washington Post fack-checker” said Trump was the “Babe Ruth of b*llsh*ting.”
Watch the clip above, via ABC.
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