Daniel Dale

Daniel Dale

@ddale8

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Reporter for CNN, fact-checking politicians.

Joined on December 11 2010
2019-09-18 02:18:09

Here’s Trump’s public schedule for tomorrow. He has added a border visit to his previously scheduled two fundraisers. (Presidents have used such events in part to charge a portion of their otherwise-explicitly-political travel to the public.)

Here’s Trump’s public schedule for tomorrow. He has added a border visit to his previously scheduled two fundraisers. (Presidents have used such events in part to charge a portion of their otherwise-explicitly-political travel to the public.) https://t.co/dVZaFqNlYl
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2019-09-17 22:03:52

“I have no obligation to be honest to the media because they’re just as dishonest as anybody else,” Lewandowski says in a revealing statement under questioning by Democratic counsel Barry Berke.

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2019-09-17 19:53:45

Trump said at his rally last night that he "saw the other day" that the Democrats "just gave out a tremendous contract" for a "massive wall" around their 2020 convention site in Milwaukee. The Democratic National Committee tells me that is not true and that there is no big wall.

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2019-09-17 16:02:51

Trump made at least 26 false claims at his rally last night. That’s 26 I can immediately call false without doing additional research, because he’s said them before or because they’re so obvious.

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2019-09-17 18:15:26

On homelessness, Trump said he's spoken to foreign tenants who've moved to California cities for the "prestige" but now want to leave because there are homeless people on the streets -- "our best streets, our best entrances to buildings."

On homelessness, Trump said he's spoken to foreign tenants who've moved to California cities for the "prestige" but now want to leave because there are homeless people on the streets -- "our best streets, our best entrances to buildings." https://t.co/hhWS5Dezy9
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2019-09-17 18:12:44

Per pool, here's Trump on the death of Cokie Roberts: “I never met her. She never treated me nicely. But I would like to wish her family well. She was a professional and I respect professionals...Never treated me well, but I certainly respect her as a professional.”

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2019-09-17 17:11:28

Two years ago yesterday, my favorite reporting day in Washington

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"America is a country of weirdos. Celebrate it," shouts Juggalo Jacob Roman, 18, before aggressively giving me a hug

"America is a country of weirdos. Celebrate it," shouts Juggalo Jacob Roman, 18, before aggressively giving me a hug https://t.co/R0uoalL1WC
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2019-09-17 16:05:53

Trump's at-least-26 false claims last night included some of his favorite lies, like the one about how he got Veterans Choice passed because he's so good at getting stuff passed.

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2019-09-17 16:02:51

Trump made at least 26 false claims at his rally last night. That’s 26 I can immediately call false without doing additional research, because he’s said them before or because they’re so obvious.

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2019-09-17 13:04:40

Postscript: The late William "Corn Pop" Morris's son, Leon Morris, 54, reached out to me today. He said he has no problem at all with Biden telling the story from the 60s, but he doesn't want people to think of his dad as a bad guy based on something in the distant past.

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2019-09-17 03:43:14

Per data from Bill Frischling of the indispensable Trump-tracking website @FactbaseFeed, tonight's 95-minute speech was the second-longest of Trump's presidency, behind only the CPAC epic. #2, #3, #4 and #5 have come in the last two months, 9 of the top 10 this year.

Per data from Bill Frischling of the indispensable Trump-tracking website @FactbaseFeed, tonight's 95-minute speech was the second-longest of Trump's presidency, behind only the CPAC epic. #2, #3, #4 and #5 have come in the last two months, 9 of the top 10 this year. https://t.co/AUye59ypOJ
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2019-09-17 03:41:22

Trump is going to California tomorrow from NM. He's doing a fundraiser in Palo Alto and a fundraiser in Beverly Hills, then staying overnight somewhere in Los Angeles. There are no public events on his schedule, though there'll be pool coverage of his arrivals and departures.

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2019-09-17 00:55:17

Trump is having a campaign rally in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Quotes and fact checks in this thread.

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2019-09-16 19:53:09

Trump said they are doing "some very strong studies" on who is responsible for the attacks on Saudi oil facilities, but it looks like Iran is responsible. He said he doesn't want war but no country is more prepared for war, though that wasn't the case before he took office.

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2019-09-16 16:43:23

June 23: Trump says he'd meet with Iran, "no pre-conditions" Sept. 10: Pompeo, Mnuchin say "no pre-conditions" Sept. 15: Trump says, "The Fake News is saying that I am willing to meet with Iran, 'No Conditions.' That is an incorrect statement (as usual!)."

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2019-09-16 13:17:13

People are sometimes good

People are sometimes good https://t.co/bnMUnSQozl
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2019-09-16 12:43:57

Here is a list of people who have said Trump would meet with Iran without preconditions: -Pompeo (2x) -Mnuchin -@hogangidley45 -@statedeptspox -Trump himself (2x)

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2019-09-16 11:55:22

The US did not become the #1 energy producer because of Trump; it happened under Obama in 2012. US is not a net energy exporter; the EIA predicts it will happen by next year. US imported 30 million barrels per month from the Gulf as of June; that number has fallen under Trump.

The US did not become the #1 energy producer because of Trump; it happened under Obama in 2012. 

US is not a net energy exporter; the EIA predicts it will happen by next year.

US imported 30 million barrels per month from the Gulf as of June; that number has fallen under Trump. https://t.co/L4gJ4z3UEO
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2019-09-16 03:10:35

Here's Trump's public schedule for tomorrow. (Public schedules don't include all of a president's activities.)

Here's Trump's public schedule for tomorrow. (Public schedules don't include all of a president's activities.) https://t.co/Xxk2JLfhwc
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2019-09-15 23:28:12

Pompeo, Tuesday: "The president has made very clear he is prepared to meet with no preconditions." Trump, Sunday: "The Fake News is saying that I am willing to meet with Iran, 'No Conditions.' That is an incorrect statement (as usual!)."

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2019-09-15 22:27:33

Trump will appear with Indian PM Narendra Modi at next Sunday’s “Howdy, Modi” event at NRG Stadium in Houston, which is expected to be attended by tens of thousands, the White House has announced.

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2019-09-15 21:08:35

Biden is facing skepticism for a story he has told about a 1960s confrontation at a Wilmington, Delaware pool with a guy named Corn Pop -- partly because of the name Corn Pop. Here's an obituary for Wilmington's William L. "CornPop" Morris, who died at 73 in 2016. (Thread)

Biden is facing skepticism for a story he has told about a 1960s confrontation at a Wilmington, Delaware pool with a guy named Corn Pop -- partly because of the name Corn Pop. 

Here's an obituary for Wilmington's William L. "CornPop" Morris, who died at 73 in 2016. (Thread) https://t.co/HGuLyorEvW
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2019-09-15 18:52:19

1) The “we are with you the entire way” quote is from Kevin McCarthy, obviously not the Post itself. 2) This is the “coalesced” sentence: “Republicans, meanwhile, have largely coalesced around Trump, but it’s far from clear that the president has a winning message for 2020.”

1) The “we are with you the entire way” quote is from Kevin McCarthy, obviously not the Post itself. 2) This is the “coalesced” sentence: “Republicans, meanwhile, have largely coalesced around Trump, but it’s far from clear that the president has a winning message for 2020.” https://t.co/Lb3TAZ7tRT
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2019-09-14 14:47:35

The high and beautiful number is imaginary. The real number is quite high, consistently in the 80s and occasionally creeping into the 90s, but Trump has decided it is an eternal 94, though it is never 94.

The high and beautiful number is imaginary. The real number is quite high, consistently in the 80s and occasionally creeping into the 90s, but Trump has decided it is an eternal 94, though it is never 94. https://t.co/AvgedgIiy7
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2019-09-13 20:36:43

Trump tweeted three tweets this morning, 139 words total, on why he shouldn't be impeached. He made six verifiably false claims. Plus three others that were missing key context. 139 words. My story:

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2019-09-13 21:29:36

For the record since there have been a bunch of wrong articles on this: Trump's slip wasn't calling Mike Pence "Mike Pounce." He was listing people who attended an ethanol meeting and called South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds "Mike Pounds." It was a Rounds slip, not a Pence slip.

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2019-09-13 20:48:46

Trump keeps saying he ended Obama's "cruel war on American energy" and then boasting that the US is "now" #1 in world energy production. The US became #1 under...Obama, in 2012 (https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=26352). It's crude oil in which it became #1 under Trump.

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2019-09-13 20:36:43

Trump tweeted three tweets this morning, 139 words total, on why he shouldn't be impeached. He made six verifiably false claims. Plus three others that were missing key context. 139 words. My story:

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2019-09-13 19:49:36

Here are the six times last night Trump had an unnamed person calling him Sir.

Here are the six times last night Trump had an unnamed person calling him Sir. https://t.co/xB1oDPFrgp
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2019-09-13 19:21:20

Trump on what he's learned about politics from watching how he says Democrats behave: "You can say something one day that’s just absolutely insane like they’re saying, and then, about two weeks later, say the exact opposite. And nobody will ever even call you on it."

Trump on what he's learned about politics from watching how he says Democrats behave: "You can say something one day that’s just absolutely insane like they’re saying, and then, about two weeks later, say the exact opposite. And nobody will ever even call you on it." https://t.co/nmwvgXO4QS
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