October 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM EDT
Analysis: Trump is averaging more than 50 false or misleading claims a day, as pandemic spawns whole new genre of falsehoods
By Glenn Kessler, Salvador Rizzo and Meg Kelly
As President Trump entered the final stretch of the election season, he began making more than 50 false or misleading claims a day. It’s only gotten worse — so much so that the Fact Checker team cannot keep up.
The coronavirus pandemic has spawned a whole new genre of Trump’s falsehoods. The category in just six months has reached nearly 1,400 claims, more than double all of his tax claims.