Presidential candidate Donald Trump has made quite a few false statements during his rise to the top of the Republican field. The Post's Fact Checker took a look at Trump's five biggest whoppers. (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post)

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has a tenuous relationship with facts, and we’ve been keeping track of his whoppers in our ongoing tally of his Four-Pinocchio ratings.

But some of his claims were more absurd than others, with no basis in fact.

Such as when he insisted that he saw “thousands and thousands” of Muslims in New Jersey celebrating the collapse of the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks. Or that he would save $300 billion a year on prescription drugs, even though Medicare prescription drugs cost only about one-fourth of that ($78 billion). Or his repeated claims tying violent crimes to illegal immigration flows.

We took a look at five of Trump’s biggest Four-Pinocchio claims. Check out the Fact Checker video, produced by Washington Post video editor Jenny Starrs.

 

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