Donald J. Trump


“I think [meddling in the 2016 election] was Russia, and it could have been other people in other countries,” Mr. Trump said when asked for a yes-or-no answer to the question about Russian meddling.

“Nobody really knows,” he added, arguing that American intelligence agencies had made serious mistakes in the past, including an assessment before the United States-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 that Baghdad had weapons of mass destruction. “Nobody really knows for sure.”

– President Donald J. Trump, July 6, 2017, repeating an easilydisproved lie to bused-in crowds of supporters