President Donald Trump falsely declared throughout a White House Hanukkah social gathering on Wednesday that “we’re gonna win this election in a landslide” if “certain very important people” have knowledge and braveness.
Trump’s bogus declare sparked a chant of “four more years” to ring out among the many friends. To be clear, Trump misplaced the election and Joe Biden is now the president-elect.
CNN’s Don Lemon was bewildered by the president’s deal with, which got here after the Supreme Court shot down a GOP try and reverse Pennsylvania’s certification of Biden’s win within the state and Trump sought to intervene within the Texas Republican legal professional basic’s long-shot attempt at nixing results in battleground states.
“That’s a con. That’s not true. It is not going to happen. It’s just not,” Lemon defined on Wednesday’s broadcast of “CNN Tonight” about Trump’s feedback on the White House social gathering, the place many attendees have been filmed carrying masks however standing shut collectively.
Trump and his administration have confronted widespread criticism for holding in-person vacation events in the course of the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, the United States skilled its highest each day demise toll but as at the very least 3,124 folks died from COVID-19.
“And if someone really respected you, and had your best interests at heart, they don’t lie to you,” Lemon added. “They don’t give you false hope. They tell you the truth.”
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