But inside the arena, there was only support. For the next hour, Trump boasted about his successes, dismissed controversies, heckled the press and lambasted the Democrats. It was a classic 2016 “Make America Great Again” rally transported to 2018 — complete with a plethora of false or misleading statements.
By the end of the hour, the president made a false or misleading claim almost once every two minutes. The video above fact-checks a handful of these claims. We also contributed to an audio analysis of this rally.