Counting Down Trump's Litany of Lies

Donald Trump gave quite the press conference following election results Tuesday night.

Instead of focusing on the election, Trump spent an exorbitant amount of time and energy defending a bunch of past business ventures and products with his name on them. The problem? They don’t exist. You won’t find any Trump Steaks, Trump Water, Trump Magazine or Trump Vodka — they’re all failed products, no longer available for purchase.

“It’s really crazy,” Glenn said on radio Wednesday. “You’re going to be president of the United States and you’re lying about your fake meat products?”

It might seem impossible to keep up with Trump’s litany of lies, but Glenn managed to identify at least ten from Tuesday’s press conference alone. He laid them out on his TV show Wednesday night.

Lie #1: Trump Beats Hillary in the Polls

Donald: “If I win and if I get to go against Hillary, polls are showing that I beat her.”

Wrong. Trump is the only candidate actually losing in polls against Hillary. Cruz beats her. Rubio beats her. Even Kasich destroys Hillary. There are only two polls out of dozens we found that show Trump ahead.

Lies #2 and #3: Mitt Romney Said Trump Water in His Speech / Trump Water Exists

Donald: “And Mitt got up, and he really shouldn’t have done it . . . and he talked about the water company, well there’s the water company, and we sell water and we have water and it’s a very successful, you know, it’s a private little water company and I supply the water for all my places . . . and it’s good, but it’s very good.”

First of all, Romney never mentioned a Trump water company in his speech. Secondly, Trump Water doesn’t exist. The bottles displayed at Trump’s press conference were produced by the Village Springs Corporation, which private labels water for clients. Having another water company place your label on their product is not the same thing as owning your own water company.

Lie #4: Trump Steaks Exists

Donald: “We have Trump Steaks.”

Trump Steaks once sold products at the Sharper Image, but they’ve been discontinued. Trump Steaks are not available to purchase because they don’t exist. The steaks displayed at Trump’s press conference had the Bush Brothers label on them. Trump didn’t even bother to have his staff remove the other company’s label.

Lie #5: Trump Magazine Exists

Donald: “We have Trump Magazine . . . He said Trump Magazine is out, and I said, ‘It is? I thought I read one two days ago.'”

Trump Magazine closed shop in 2009. Donald Trump pays another company to publish an annual edition every year that is placed in his hotels. It is not his business. He doesn’t own it. Additionally, the publication held up at Trump’s press conference — The Jewel of Palm Beach — is not a magazine, it’s a thick brochure like you’d find in a hotel room.

Lie #6: Trump Airlines Was Sold in a Great Deal

Donald: “The airline, by the way, I sold the airline, you know, he said ‘Trump Airline,’ well I sold the airline, and I actually made a great deal, complicated, and in really terrible times, the economy was horrible, and I made a phenomenal deal.”

Trump Airlines wasn’t sold in a “complicated way.” It was quite simple. The bank essentially “repossessed” the company because Trump defaulted on payments. He lost over a hundred million dollars.

Lie #7: Three People Love Trump University

Donald: “Three people were saying, ‘Oh, it was so terrible.’ The reason I didn’t settle, everyone of these people . . . we sent their letters out, their report cards, their report cards were all excellent, beautiful statements. ‘We love it.’ You can’t settle cases when the person suing you has given you letters, and in some cases tapes, saying how great it is.”

Trump recently took to his website to bully three people filing suit against Trump University, naming them each online. One of the three has left the lawsuit because she doesn’t want to be a part of the media circus — she’s afraid of Donald Trump. He tries to make the case that their positive reviews make them look like hypocrites or even liars, just out to make a buck. But here’s what he won’t tell you. Those “report cards” were filled out at the beginning of their classes, when Trump University was free. After the awesome “free” part, they had to pay $7,000 and then $35,000 to keep going. At that point, they realized Trump University was a total scam.

Trump also claims the university is “on hold” until the lawsuits are over, but the state of New York prefers the words “cease and desist.” They sent Trump University a cease and desist letter when they found out he was using the term “university” without a license — which is illegal. The multiple state investigations and class action lawsuits should help keep Trump University “on hold.”

Lie #8: Trump Doesn’t Settle Lawsuits

Donald: “I don’t settle lawsuits — very rare — because once you settle lawsuits everybody sues you.”

This one took some serious research to disprove. Staff members spent several minutes on Google to learn that Trump settled out of court with a New Hampshire man that sued him over age discrimination against older contestants who wanted to be on The Apprentice. Frivolous, to be sure, but Trump did settle out of court. American Dream Festival also filed a lawsuit for breach of contract and sexual harassment regarding a beauty contest that was to be held in one of his hotels. Rather than fight it, Trump settled out of court.

Lie #9: Trump Vodka Exists

Donald: “[Romney] mentioned Trump Vodka.”

Instead of talking about vodka, Trump talked about the water and the wine that Mitt Romney never mentioned. Trump Vodka was started in 2008 and died less than two years later — it just wasn’t selling. But there is still one client that has Trump Vodka available to its customers — and that’s any Trump hotel. There were boxes and boxes of Trump Vodka when the company went under, so he sold it to himself.

Lie #10: Trump’s Great Company Has No Debt

Donald: “I built a great, great company. I have very low debt. I have assets like this (hands spread wide). This is owned 100 percent by me with no debt.”

He’s talking about Doral in Florida. Now we can’t verify most of these claims until he releases his tax returns (which will never happen because he’s in trouble), but we were able to check into one claim. He implied that Doral was among his debt-free properties. In truth, he actually has two very large mortgages on Doral. His filings with the FEC shows he owes $265 million in debt. We’ll only know for sure when and if he releases his taxes.

Then there were two “unofficial lies” Glenn highlighted.

(Unofficial) Lie #11: Never Have so Many Horrible Things Been Said of Trump in One Week

Donald: “I don’t think I’ve ever had so many horrible, horrible things said about me in one week.”

Since that’s subjective — only Donald Trump knows Donald Trump’s worst week — it doesn’t make the official count. However, arguably, there have been other weeks one might consider contenders:

• The week in 1990 when Vanity Fair destroyed him about an affair with a Penthouse Pet

• The week that he filed for bankruptcy in 1991

• The week that he filed for bankruptcy in 1992

• The week that he filed for bankruptcy in 2004

• The week that he filed for bankruptcy in 2009

But let’s not get nit picky here.

Finally, (Unofficial) Lie #12: Trump Is a Very Good Christian

Donald: "I'm a very good Christian."

“I’m going to try to cover this in the most loving way possible,” Glenn said. “Because I don’t think it’s a lie per se, I just don’t think he understands Christianity at all.”

Only Donald Trump knows what’s on his heart, so it’s not our place to judge. And there’s this other guy – God – that typically is the one that judges people.

What does stands out about Donald Trump’s comments, though, is when he says he’s going to be the best thing that’s ever happened to Christians. The whole point of Christianity is that no one is perfect – no one. Only Jesus is perfect, and he died on the cross for our sins. It’s called the Good News. That is the best thing that’s ever happened to Christians. And no person could ever top that.

Featured Image: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to people from a balcony after holding a press conference at the Trump National Golf Club Jupiter on March 8, 2016 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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