Lawrence O’Donnell Fact-Checks Trump’s ‘Most Vile Lie’ About 9/11 | EUROtoday

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MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell accused Donald Trump of attempting to “steal the grief” of those that misplaced family members within the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist assault.

“Donald Trump has been lying about 9/11 since 9/11,” O’Donnell mentioned on Monday night time. “Here is Donald Trump’s most vile lie about 9/11.”

He performed a clip of Trump claiming throughout a Republican debate that he “lost hundreds of friends” on 9/11.

O’Donnell mentioned it was a lie ― and famous that he known as Trump out over it on the time.

Trump throughout a subsequent look altered it to dropping “many, many friends,” however O’Donnell mentioned that was a lie too.

“Donald Trump lost zero friends on 9/11,” he mentioned. “Donald Trump attended zero funerals of 9/11 victims. Zero. But Donald Trump tried to steal the grief of all of the families who lost someone on 9/11.”

O’Donnell famous that United Airlines Flight 93 was probably headed for the U.S. Capitol on that morning, however as an alternative crashed in a Pennsylvania subject after the passengers revolted.

Then, he performed footage of Jan. 6 attackers breaking into the Capitol simply steps away from a plaque honoring these aboard that flight for stopping the assault.

“In the 21st century, only two groups have tried to attack the United States Capitol: al-Qaida, led by Osama bin Laden, and Trump supporters, led by Donald Trump,” he mentioned. “Only the Trump attackers actually did damage to the Capitol.”

See extra from his Monday night time broadcast: