'I'm Going to Use the Word Liar': Stephanie Ruhle Offers Brutal Fact-Check of Trump Tennessee Rally Speech

MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle repeatedly used the word “lie” to characterize the claims that President Donald Trump made in a combative campaign rally in Tennessee on Tuesday.


“During a campaign rally in Nashville for Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn — running for Bob Corker’s seat — he told the crowd they need to turn out for the midterms or risk the safety of the nation,” Ruhle noted. “He also defended his use of the word animals to describe gang members.”

“President Trump used the word animals, I’m going to use the word liar,” Ruhle said.

“He was in his element at that rally and he lied to the people in that arena and to America several times,” Ruhle noted. “So for fact’s sake, let’s clear up a few things.”

Ruhle then fact-checked the commander-in-chief on job growth, wages, border crossings, Trump’s proposed wall, African American voting, and global opinion of the United States.

“This is classic Trump and the fact-checking machine is working overdrive today, busting all of these lies that he told, but where is the Republican Party?” Ruhle asked. “Mainstream Republicans who watch that and listen to it?”

“There’s no fake news media here, these are straight up lies the President of the United States told the American people,” Ruhle continued.

“Where’s Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY)?” she wondered.

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