Seth Meyers calls out Trump’s ‘flagrant lie’ that he doesn’t know something about Project 2025 | EUROtoday

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Seth Meyers has blasted Donald Trump’s “flagrant” lies as the previous president makes an attempt to distance himself from a far-right assume tank’s “presidential transition” proposal, Project 2025.

More than a dozen former White House aides who labored for Trump, together with the Heritage Foundation, have masterminded a 900-page manifesto in a bid to “rescue the country from the grip of the radical left,” its web site declares.

Project 2025, which vies to extend government energy, goals to position a conservative chief in workplace to execute its radical insurance policies, reminiscent of an additional crackdown on abortion rights.

Trump, nevertheless, says that he “knows nothing” about Project 2025, a declare the Late Night host was fast to contest.

“Of course, it won’t surprise you to learn that Trump’s claims that he knows nothing about Project 2025 was a flagrant lie,” Meyers mentioned on Monday night’s program.

“The only way Trump could be any more directly linked to Project 2025 is if he sold it as a companion piece with his Bibles,” he later quipped.

Heritage Foundation president Kevin Roberts declared: “We are in the process of the second American revolution, which will remain bloodless if the left allows it to be.”

Meyers tore apart Trump’s claims that he has ‘no idea’ about the far-right proposal
Meyers tore aside Trump’s claims that he has ‘no idea’ concerning the far-right proposal (Late Night/NBC/YouTube)

Following these feedback, Trump claimed he knew “nothing about Project 2025” and has “no idea who is behind it,” he wrote on Truth Social final Friday.

The Republican added that he disagrees with “some of the things that they’re saying,” earlier than wishing the Heritage Foundation luck of their endeavors – which Meyers was fast to select up on.

“Man, you almost made it and then right at the end you had to go and wish them luck,” the host mentioned.

“It was like in World War II when Churchill famously said, ‘we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the seas, we shall hope the best man wins.’”

Trump’s distancing from the group may stop him from antagonizing key voters whereas showing to be managed by others may rub up the Maga crowd.

On Tuesday night’s episode of the Late Show, Meyers additionally mentioned Fyre Fest fraudster Billy McFarland being enlisted to the previous president’s marketing campaign group – a declare made by Rolling Stone.

He is allegedly connecting Trump with rappers to spice up help amongst Black voters, a supply instructed the outlet.

The convicted felon served time in jail after swindling buyers for greater than $27 million regarding his failed luxurious music pageant.

McFarland’s alleged casual addition to Trump’s group is the “first good news Biden’s gotten in weeks,” Meyers teased.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-meyers-project-2025-lie-b2577352.html