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)

Soros is trying to elect MORE TEXAS RINOs. Here's how YOU can stop him.

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Texas is under threat of a George Soros-backed takeover.

Soros-funded RINO judges have been elected in some of the highest courts in Texas. These judges implemented restrictions that have blocked nearly a thousand cases of voter fraud from being investigated or prosecuted from across the state. These new restrictions are similar to ones in place in states like George, Arizona, and Wisconsin, leaving Texas more susceptible to election corruption than ever. If Texas falls to corruption, America will lose its largest bastion of conservative electoral power in the nation. Without Texas, Republicans WILL NOT be able to win national elections and liberal corruption will go unchecked across the country.

Fortunately, there is a way to stop this: YOU.

If you live in Texas you have a chance to stand up against corruption and to fight back! Starting Tuesday, February 20th, early voting for the primaries begins, where three of these judges are up for election. Go out and vote. If the right people are voted in, there's a good chance the restrictions will be lifted and election fraud can once again be prosecuted.

But remember, you can't just go in and vote for anyone who has an "R" next to their name. Sorors knows that a registered Democrat would never stand a chance in Texas, so his lackeys register as Republicans and ride the little "R" right into office. So who do you vote for?

Fortunately, Glenn had Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on his show today and Ken gave us his list of judges that he vouches for. His list is as follows:

  • Gina Parker
  • Lee Finley
  • David Schenck
The Primary Election runs from February 20th to March 5th. This is your chance to get out there and make a difference. It might be the most important election you ever participate in. If you need to know where your nearest polling location is, or any other information regarding the election, you can go to votetexas.gov to find out more.
It's time to stand up.

Hypocrisy EXPOSED: The 'Amazon Files' and what WE are doing about it

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Who is really banning books?

For years now, Conservatives have been taking flak from the left for supposed "book bans." The left likes to compare these "bans" to Nazi book burnings, accusing the right of sweeping authoritarian decrees designed to suppress information. In reality, this is a movement largely motivated by parents, who want to remove inappropriate books from children's libraries.

But if you want to discuss authoritarian book bans, look no further than the White House. As Glenn recently covered, the Biden administration has been pressuring the world's largest bookseller, Amazon, into suppressing books they disagree with.

On February 5th, 2024, Ohio Representative Jim Jordan released a slew of subpoenaed documents that exposed pressure placed on Amazon by the Biden Administration. The documents, which Jordan dubbed "The Amazon Files" after Elon Musk's "The Twitter Files," revealed an email conversation between Andrew Slavitt, a former White House senior adviser, and Amazon employees. In these emails, Slavitt complained that the top search results for books on "vaccines" were "concerning" and then requested that Amazon intervene. Amazon initially refused, not out of some altruistic concern for the free exchange of information. They thought any action taken would be "too visible" and would further exasperate the “Harry/Sally narrative,” referring to the outrage that followed Amazon's removal of Ryan T. Anderson’s book When Harry Became Sally.

Despite this initial refusal, Amazon agreed to meet with the White House a few days later. The number one item on their agenda was removing books from the website. An Amazon employee even admitted that the reason they even took this meeting was due to the pressure being placed on them by the Biden Administration.

What was the result of this meeting? Amazon caved. They began to implement ways of limiting the outreach of books that challenged the mainstream vaccine narrative and other books the White House might not like.

The White House was caught red-handed pressuring the world's largest bookseller to restrict the sale of books they consider in opposition to their narrative, and they have the gall to accuse conservatives of information suppression. This is just ONE of many actions committed by the Biden Administration that are more characteristic of a dictator than a president.

What can you do about it? Fortunately, you are not dependent on Amazon and its corrupted algorithm to help you find books. Every week right here on GlennBeck.com, we highlight books that Glenn is reading or talking about in our "Glenn's Bookshelf" series. Here you can find a wide selection of books free from Amazon's filters. Be sure to sign up for Glenn's newsletter to find out about new additions to "Glenn's Bookshelf" every week.

10 times Biden has acted like a DICTATOR

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The left-wing media's most recent tirade is accusing Trump of being a dictator. But, as Glenn said, "Everything they're accusing us of, they're doing."

Since day one, the Biden administration has overstepped the bounds placed on the executive branch set by the Constitution. In Glenn's most recent TV Special, he examined ten times Biden acted like a dictator, NOT a president. Here are 10 of Biden's Dictator Moves, and click HERE to get ALL of the research that went into this week's Glenn TV special:

5 ways to protect your First Amendment rights. Number 4 will surprise you.

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Every day it seems Glenn covers another story revealing how people across the world at all levels of power DESPISE the fact that YOU have rights, and they are actively trying to curtail them. Recently, there has been a string of attacks against the rights outlined in the First Amendment: the freedom of religion, the freedom of speech, the freedom of press, the freedom of assembly, and the freedom to petition.

As a refresher, the First Amendment reads as follows:

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

This is powerful stuff, there is a good reason the Founding Fathers made it the FIRST Amendment. It's also the reason why power-hungry elites are attacking it. These attacks are designed to control the way you think, speak, and believe, vote, what you read, and who holds your representatives responsible. The First Amendment is our strongest weapon against tyrants, and they know it.

So what can you do about it? Hope that some wig in Washinton will eventually do something? We know how well that works. The best thing to do is to stay active, engage in the issues you care about, and exercise your rights.

So where to start? Here are a few things YOU can do to protect your First Amendment rights:

Religion

The best way to flex your Freedom of Religion is to—you guessed it—practice your faith. Become an active member in your place of worship, go to scripture studies, invite your friends to that late afternoon event, and walk the life. This can impact the way you spend money as well. Shop the businesses and brands that share your values, and don't shop at the ones that scorn them. Keeping the community alive and healthy is the best way to ensure that generations to come will be able to experience the freedom you enjoy.

Speech

Much like religion, the best way to protect your freedom of speech is... to speak. Engage your friends and family in polite, civil conversation. Stand up for what you believe in, and make your case to your peers. Just remember to keep it friendly. No one ever won an argument by shouting down their opponent. The civil exchange of ideas is the cornerstone of our republic, and a dialogue where the participants are well-informed, considerate, compassionate, and open-minded can have permanent impacts on all involved.

Press

Freedom of the Press seems a little tricky at first. Unless you work for the media, what are you supposed to do? Quit your job and go work for the local newspaper? The good news is that exercising this right is not nearly that difficult. In fact, you are currently doing it. The best thing you can do is to read from outlets that produce informative content. Want to know what Glenn consumes to stay informed every day? Sign up for Glenn's Morning Brief newsletter to get all the stories Glenn gets sent to his desk every day sent straight to your inbox.

Assembly

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Freedom of assembly is one of the more impactful yet underutilized freedoms in the First Amendment. Peaceably assembling and protesting with like-minded individuals can hugely influence politicians and policies while simultaneously creating community and fellowship between attendees. It's understandable why more people don't turn out. We're all busy people with busy schedules, and flying out to D.C. for the weekend seems like a daunting task to many. Thankfully, you don't have to go out all the way to D.C. to make a difference. Gather some like-minded people in your town and bring awareness to issues that impact your community. Big change starts locally, and exercising your freedom to assemble can be the catalyst to lasting impact.

Petition

If you've been a long-time listener of Glenn, then you will have heard a few of his calls to action where he asks his audience to contact their representatives about a particular piece of policy. There is a good reason Glenn keeps on doing those: they work. Whether it's your local mayor or your senator, a call and an email go a long way. If you really want to make a change, convince your friends and family to reach out as well.