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Home / News / Politics / ‘He lies so much.’ Trump’s falsehoods come home to roost as many liberals doubt he has COVID-19

‘He lies so much.’ Trump’s falsehoods come home to roost as many liberals doubt he has COVID-19

‘He lies so much.’ Trump’s falsehoods come home to roost as many liberals doubt he has COVID-19
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Democrats Tina Tarr and George Hughes protested the president’s handling of the pandemic, standing outside an Eric Trump rally in Saco, Maine. In the hours since President Trump rocked American politics and the course of the presidential campaign by announcing he had tested positive for COVID-19, many liberals across the U.S. have grappled with the same question: When do you believe a serial liar? White House staff have since said that Trump is suffering from mild symptoms as other top Republican figures have also announced positive test results. But on Friday, liberal social media posts and group chats have been rife with conspiratorial speculation that such an announcement, one month before the election, could be a ploy by a president who is himself a conspiracy theorist who has downplayed COVID-19’s seriousness , and who has been acting increasingly erratically as polls show him trailing Democratic nominee Joe Biden. “Here’s how wrecked Trump’s credibility is at this point: I’ve got a cellphone full of texts from people who aren’t sure whether to believe Trump actually has covid,” MSNBC host Joy Ann Reid tweeted. “‘He lies so much,’ one friend just texted. ‘Is he just doing this to get out of […]

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