Trump Lies: Acceptance Speech Analysis

The following statements in Donald Trump’s 2016 acceptance speech stand out as lies. Later I may add more lies and include more notes to explain or document my opinions.

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The attacks on our police, and the terrorism in our cities, threaten our very way of life.

The crime and violence that today afflicts our nation will soon — and I mean very soon come to an end.

But here, at our convention, there will be no lies.

Decades of progress made in bringing down crime are now being reversed by this administration’s rollback of criminal enforcement.

The number of police officers killed in the line of duty has risen by almost 50 percent compared to this point last year.

President Obama has almost doubled our national debt to more than $19 trillion, and growing. [Congress passes the budget.]

…the Iran deal, which gave back to Iran $150 billion and gave us absolutely nothing.

Hillary Clinton’s message is that things will never change. Never ever.

Big business, elite media and major donors are lining up behind the campaign of my opponent because they know she will keep our rigged system in place. They are throwing money at her because they have total control over every single thing she does. She is their puppet, and they pull the strings.

…when a Secretary of State illegally stores her emails on a private server

…when others who have been far less [criminal] have paid so dearly.

Nobody knows the system better than me, which is why I alone can fix it.

We will bring the same economic success to America that Mike brought Indiana,…

I will restore law and order to our country.

The irresponsible rhetoric of our president, who has used the pulpit of the presidency to divide us by race and color,…

Instead, we must work with all of our allies who share our goal of destroying ISIS and stamping out Islamic terrorism and doing it now, doing it quickly.

…there’s no way to screen these refugees in order to find out who they are or where they come from.

My opponent will never meet with them, or share in their pain.

We are going to build a great border wall to stop illegal immigration….

On on January 20 of 2017, the day I take the oath of office, Americans will finally wake up in a country where the laws of the United States are enforced.

Hillary Clinton is proposing mass amnesty, mass immigration, and mass lawlessness.

Now I’m going to make our country rich again.

I am not going to let companies move to other countries, firing their employees along the way, without consequences.

This includes stopping China’s outrageous theft of intellectual property, along with their illegal product dumping, and their devastating currency manipulation.

Our … miners are going back to work again.

America is one of the highest-taxed nations in the world.

…[Clinton] wants to essentially abolish the Second Amendment.

In 2009, pre-Hillary, ISIS was not even on the map.


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