Trump Rants: News Reports On Government Shutdown Are ‘Mostly FAKE’
President Donald Trump falsely claimed on Twitter that accurate news reprots of the government shutdown, which he promised a week ago, are “mostly fake”:
Trump also claimed, without proof, that ISIS was defeated. He failed to mention that Brett McGurk, the special envoy for the global coalition to defeat Islamic State, had resigned over his p-olic ies, notes CNBC.
I am in the White House, working hard. News reports concerning the Shutdown and Syria are mostly FAKE. We are negotiating with the Democrats on desperately needed Border Security (Gangs, Drugs, Human Trafficking & more) but it could be a long stay. On Syria, we were originally…— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 22, 2018
….going to be there for three months, and that was seven years ago – we never left. When I became President, ISIS was going wild. Now ISIS is largely defeated and other local countries, including Turkey, should be able to easily take care of whatever remains. We’re coming home!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 22, 2018