NPR fact-checks Trump on height of London mayor: He’s NOT ‘half a de Blasio’

NPR fact-checks Trump on height of London mayor: He’s NOT ‘half a de Blasio’
London Mayor Sadiq Khan (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – OK, so it really is the silly season already.  Note that this is the kind of “lie” the MSM refer to when you hear that Trump has told “10,000 lies.”]

National Public Radio (NPR), the taxpayer-funded media outlet, reported on Monday that President Donald Trump lied about the mayor of London’s height in a tweet he posted ahead of his state visit to the United Kingdom.

Morning Edition host Rachel Martin cued up the lying accusation by highlighting Mayor Sadiq Khan’s dislike of Trump. …

Martin then asked NPR London reporter Frank Langfitt what Trump was up to ahead of the trip. …

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“One difference, Trump said, between the two mayors [Khan and Bill de Blasio], he said that Khan is only half the height of de Blasio,” Langfitt said. “That’s not true. Mayor Khan is 5 foot 6.”

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