President Donald Trump just admitted he doesn’t always hire the best people. Candidate Trump was famous for saying, I “will hire the best people,” repeatedly, often bragging about his team.
But at a roundtable discussion just kicking off in Florida now, President Trump, introducing two of his cabinet members, praised them while admitting, “not all of my choices were good.” He called both Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Labor Secretary Acosta, “great.”
At 43 percent, Trump has the highest turnover of any modern-day president, possibly of any president in American history.
Trump did not specify which of his personnel choices were not good.
"Not all of my choices were good, but they were great ones," President Trump says about his Cabinet https://t.co/w5pHt7vTQO
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) April 16, 2018
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Watch: Ron Johnson Caught on Camera Admitting Trump Lost Because of GOP Voters
Far right Republican U.S. Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin was caught on camera admitting that Donald Trump lost the 2020 presidential election because GOP voters voted for other candidates, and acknowledged “there’s nothing obviously skewed about the results.”
“The only reason Trump lost Wisconsin,” Sen. Johnson told Lauren Windsor, a woman who poses as a Trump supporter, “is 51,000 Republican voters didn’t vote for him.”
Asked if President Joe Biden “won the state fair and square,” Johnson would only say, “it’s certainly plausible, there’s nothing obviously skewed about the results.”
Johnson is one of the country’s biggest purveyors of the “Big Lie,” and regularly traffics in dangerous conspiracy theories and far right wing propaganda, from election fraud lies to false claims about the insurrection to vaccine and coronavirus lies.
Windsor is the executive director of American Family Voices and the executive producer of the political web-show “The Undercurrent,” and has caught other politicians on camera, like Sen. Ted Cruz.
EXCLUSIVE: Sen Ron Johnson blames Trump for losing Wisconsin in 2020 and tells me “there’s nothing obviously skewed about the results.” pic.twitter.com/OeRkVkkVAN
— Lauren Windsor (@lawindsor) August 31, 2021
‘Fox & Friends’ Graphic Destroys Trump for ‘Baselessly’ and ‘Falsely’ Claiming Election Was Rigged
Viewers of Fox & Friends were treated to a dose of the truth on Thursday when the show admitted that President Donald Trump has “baselessly” and “falsely” claimed that the 2020 election was rigged.
The message to Fox News viewers appeared on the network’s ticker graphic that is displayed at the bottom of the screen.
“President Trump phoned into a meeting organized by Republicans in Pennsylvania Wed., baseless claiming that the election was ‘rigged’ and falsely claiming that he won it ‘by a lot,’” the Fox News ticker reported. “Most of Trump’s legal efforts to challenge voting procedures in PA, MI and other states have been thrown out and his campaign has not produced sufficient evidence to back up claims of widespread voter fraud.”
The ticker continued: “At the hearing Wed., Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani claimed Trump had potentially won VA, when in fact the state’s vote count shows Trump lost VA by over 450,000 votes.”
According to the Fox News report, “states where the Trump campaign has contested results, including GA, MI, PA and NV, have all either certified or moved closer to certifying their results in the past week, further confirming President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.”
Read the ticker in the Fox News video below.
Watch: Trump Stunned When Asked if He Regrets ‘All the Lying You’ve Done to the American People?’ at ‘News’ Conference
President Donald Trump was asked an unusual question during his supposed “news” briefing Thursday evening.
“After three and a half years, do you regret at all, all the lying that you’ve done to the American people?” HuffPost White House correspondent S.V. Dáte asked. The briefing was carried live on Fox News, but not on MSNBC or CNN.
“All the what?” a startled President Trump asked.
“All the lying, all the dishonesties,” Dáte repeated.
“And who is that?” Trump, still stunned, asked.
“You have done,” Dáte repeated again.
“Ah… Go ahead, please,” Trump said, pointing to another reporter, refusing to answer the original question.
Wow. A reporter (I'm not sure who he is) asks Trump, "after three and a half years, do you regret all the lying you've done to the American people?" Trump quickly moves on to the next question. pic.twitter.com/DHn3UvXHnN
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 13, 2020
Minutes earlier, Dáte posted these important tweets:
Again, this is purely a campaign speech, attacking Joe Biden and nothing else so far, reading off some speech on the lectern.
Someone wrote those remarks. If WH employees have written those or vetted those, they are violating the Hatch Act.
— S.V. Dáte (@svdate) August 13, 2020
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