In an effort to reset his troubled presidential campaign, Donald Trump gave a prepared speech to the Detroit Economic Club, an important venue for major economic addresses. Here’s a guide to 16 of the more fact-challenged assertions made by the GOP nominee. As is our practice, we do not award Pinocchios in speech round-ups.
This is ridiculously false — something that earned Trump a “Pants on Fire” from our friends at PolitiFact three days ago. It is appalling that it still turns up in a prepared speech.
15:03 Raw emotions persist as Donald Trump prepares for his presidency10
14:36 U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November; unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent13
07:34 Insults fly when Trump, Clinton aides meet10
05:03 Clinton campaign team says Trump gave platform to white supremacists, blames FBI's Comey and Wikileaks for her defeat13