Donald Trump Just Going to Keep Saying He Saw New Jersey Muslims Celebrating 9/11

Donald Trump has absolutely no shame (in case you hadn’t realized that long ago). New York Magazine summarizes his fabricated 9/11 story:

Donald Trump’s claim that “thousands” of New Jersey Muslims went out and celebrated the September 11th attacks has been thoroughly debunked, but that’s not going to stop him from insisting that it happened.

Photo: Gage Skidmore (CC)

Photo: Gage Skidmore (CC)

 

On Sunday’s Meet the Press, Chuck Todd gave Trump yet another opportunity to admit that he did not, in fact, see footage of people “on the other side of New Jersey where you have large Arab populations … cheering as the [World Trade Center] came down.” “This didn’t happen in New Jersey,” said Todd at one point. “You’re running for president of the United States. Your words matter. Truthfulness matters. Fact-based stuff matters.”

But the Republican front-runner stuck to his guns: “I saw it on television. So did many other people. I’ve heard Jersey City…

[continues at New York Magazine]

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