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In his presidency, Donald Trump has told 25,000 lies.

The Washington Post has recorded more than 25,000 false or misleading claims made by Donald Trump since he took office.

The Washington Post has recorded more than 25,000 false or misleading claims made by Donald Trump since he took office.U.S. President Donald Trump has been caught making false or misleading statements on numerous occasions. According to data compiled by the Washington Post, as of April 2020, Trump had told 23 lies per day. Also, since the first case of COVID-19 had been reported in the US, Trump had averaged 23.8 lies per day.

The Washington Post's Fact Checker feature has been tracking Trump's claims, starting in Trump's first 100 days in office. After going through all of Trump's statements, TV appearances, press conferences, campaign rallies, and social media, it found that in 1,386 days, Trump has made 29,508 false or misleading claims.

The Natural Resources Defense Council has also exposed Trump's misleading statements on climate, energy, and other environmental issues. Nearly 65 percent of Trump's lies were self-serving, while less than 10 percent of Trump's lies were told to advantage, flatter, or to protect someone else, and 50 percent of Trump's lies were categorized as hurtful or depreciating. They have not revealed the number of false claims made by the President.

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