It did not snow in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, and it reached a high of about 68 degrees. The first snow of the year for the capital happened on Tuesday and the image of that scene appears in the White House Flickr account for that date — so it’s unclear why the official White House Twitter feed claimed it was snowing on Sunday.
This isn’t the first time the “president” has lied about the weather. Trump held up a doctored map last September to make false claims about a nonexistent hurricane threat in Alabama, a state that was not in the storm’s path.
Trump has told over 15,000 lies since taking office so we’ll just add this one to the mountainous pile. When this tweet was unleashed, the temperature was in the fifties in D.C.
First snow of the year! ❄️ pic.twitter.com/kgSLQX6QxK
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) January 13, 2020
The responses on Twitter were swift.
Really???? Do you people have to lie about everything??? pic.twitter.com/VKpLR7Dztf
— Lisa Swartz 👱🏻♀️🍷 #GirlsGoneWine (@ls1228) January 13, 2020
— Oldman Talking 🌊 🆘️ 🇨🇦 (@SonofaMitchToo) January 13, 2020
If Trump* thinks it is snowing, staff will say it is snowing.
— Shay (@realdivipro) January 13, 2020
Owning the libs by lying about the weather.
— Bob Gurnett (@BobIsntFunny) January 13, 2020
— Patrick Clarkin (@Patrick_Clarkin) January 13, 2020
Why. Why would you lie about THIS.
— Jessica Ellis (@baddestmamajama) January 13, 2020
You’re mortally allergic to the truth.
— John Pavlovitz (@johnpavlovitz) January 13, 2020
Is this a test to see if Trump supporters will believe anything, no matter how ridiculous it is? It’s not snowing in Washington DC.
— Dave Hogg (@stareagle) January 13, 2020
Still waiting for the punchline…
— Joyce Alene (@JoyceWhiteVance) January 13, 2020
Even if the Trump administration posted that tweet a few days late, it only highlights its incompetence. There are Trump supporters defending that tweet and I just can’t wrap my head around it. If Trump’s White House will lie about the weather, they will lie about anything. That’s likely why Trump is terrified of being put under oath. He is a habitual liar who attacks the truth to distract the public from his numerous scandals.
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