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Democrat Michigan Attorney General Nessel lies about Trump at Ford auto plant tour

She said he didn't wear a mask. There is proof he did.

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President Donald Trump went after Michigan state Attorney General Dana Nessel on Thursday after she said she was going to have a “very serious conversation” with Ford Motor Company for allowing the president to take a tour without a mask during part of an inspection of the company’s Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti.

“The Wacky Do Nothing Attorney General of Michigan, Dana Nessel, is viciously threatening Ford Motor Company for the fact that I inspected a Ventilator plant without a mask,” Trump tweeted. “Not their fault, & I did put on a mask. No wonder many auto companies left Michigan, until I came along!”

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“I had one on before [the tour],” Trump told reporters. “I wore one on in this back area. I didn’t want to give the press the pleasure of seeing it. In the back area I did have a mask on. I had goggles and a mask right back there.”

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To reporters, Michigan AG Nessel claimed that Trump did not wear a mask: “They knew exactly what the order was and if they permitted anyone, even the president of the United States, to defy that order, I think it has serious health consequences potentially to their workers.”

Nessel further said she was “ashamed” to have him as the POTUS and she hoped Michigan voters “will remember this when November comes, that he didn’t care enough about their safety, he didn’t care about their welfare, he didn’t respect them enough just to engage in the very simple task, the painless task, the easy task of wearing a mask when he was provided one.”

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Just one problem with Nessel’s statement: It’s a lie.

The mainstream media, including CNN above, spread the lie when, as they accompanied the president on the tour, they knew he was wearing a mask. Trump hit back hard at the AG and her falsehoods.

When Ford CEO Jim Hackett was asked if it was true that the president didn’t have to wear a mask, he said, “It’s up to him.” In a statement by Ford Thursday afternoon, the company said: “Bill Ford encouraged President Trump to wear a mask when he arrived. He wore a mask during a private viewing of three Ford GTs from over the years. The president later removed the mask for the remainder of the visit.” Bill Ford, the great-grandson of Henry Ford, is the company’s executive chairman.

It has come to the point that the press is so deeply living in a land of delusion that they will lie even when the photo evidence obviously contradicts their story. The president took off his mask, as stated by Ford, when he finished the tour and was in front of the press. But listening to the Michigan AG, as echoed by CNN, you’d think he never wore a mask during the entire visit.

Michigan AG Nessel should be embarrassed to tell such a lazy lie that was easily found out. But abated by an enabler like CNN, she thought she could get away with it. She thought wrong.

David Kamioner
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David Kamioner is a veteran of U.S. Army Intelligence and an honors graduate of the University of Maryland's European Division. He also served with the Pershing Nuclear Brigade and the First Infantry Division. Subsequent to that he worked for two decades as a political consultant, was part of the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina disaster relief effort in Louisiana, ran a homeless shelter for veterans in Philadelphia, and taught as a college instructor. He serves as a Contributing Editor for LifeZette.

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