The first presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton was a fiery exchange between the two candidates that got more personal as the night wore on.
Trump found himself not only having to play defensive against a rather aggressive Clinton, but against moderator Lester Holt, who spent more time trying to fact-check Trump than he did asking substantive questions.
The liberal media was more than happy to drool over any little thing Trump said that could be misconstrued, so naturally they left out all of Clinton’s lies throughout the night.
GOP.com therefore compiled a list of Clinton’s top five lies from the night. Here’s the list:
1) Clinton claimed that when she became secretary of state, Iran was just “weeks away” from being able to build a nuclear bomb. There was absolutely no evidence to support his ludicrous claim, but the liberal media wasn’t too keen to correct her.
2) “I think building the middle class, investing in the middle class, making college debt-free so more young people can get their education (would be good),” Clinton said at the debate. “Helping people refinance their tax — their debt from college — at a lower rate.”
Clinton claimed that having the government pay for college tuition would solve everything. However having the government pay for some of a student’s college would still leave them with the cost of room and board, a rather sizable chunk of money, Associated Press reported.
In addition to that, there is the worry that once the Uncle Sam starts footing the bill for college education, schools will simply start jacking up their prices — something we’ve already seen as the amount of federally funded financial aid has grown. This would put a massive burden on the taxpayers and would cause our already outrageous national debt to grow even more.
3) Clinton claimed that she was against the Trans-Pacific Partnership and never called it the “gold standard.” The only problem is that there was clear video evidence of her saying she would support it and calling it the “gold standard,” Associated Press reported.
4) Clinton went on an extended (and what sounded like incredibly rehearsed) riff on Trump’s tax returns, claiming that he probably doesn’t pay federal income tax and leveling a whole host of accusations against him.
Politifact rated this statement as “mostly false” because Clinton chose to selectively edit her remarks to cast Trump in the worst light possible.
For example, she claimed that there is evidence that he didn’t pay federal income tax for two years. This is true, but those same documents “show three other years in which Trump did pay federal income taxes.”
5) Clinton claimed during the debate that small businesses were the real job creators in America. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that a politician who hasn’t created a single job naturally didn’t know what actually creates jobs in America.
The data shows that news businesses and startups are the real source of new jobs in America, Politico reported. Clinton was probably just too busy talking about Trump’s taxes to actually do real research on the issues that matter most to Americans.
Clinton spent most of her time on stage either flashing her disturbing smile at the camera or flat-out lying to the American people. She knew that since she has the liberal media in her pocket, she could get away with lying about the most important issues facing the country without having to worry about them actually verifying her outrageous claims.