CNN journalist rips into Trump on live TV, calling his rally last night ‘wildly dishonest’

CNN fact-checker Daniel Dale slammed President Trump’s speech at a rally in Georgia as “wildly dishonest” and described it as “one of the worst” he has ever heard.

The broadcaster said its content seemed to come from an “alternate universe”.

Dale told the news network’s host Don Lemon: “The president is not even remotely connected to reality.

“Either he’s lying, his brain has been completely captured by like internet weirdos, or both.”

Trump’s baseless claims included that he won the 2020 presidential election and mass cheating as well as ballot dumping had taken place - none of which happened.

“He stood there and read – this is not ad-libs, this is reading from a teleprompter – read a bunch of imaginary statistics,” Dale continued.

Dale then debunked the president’s false claims about the Democratic candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in the Georgia senate run-off races.

Dale did joke, however, that he is “bored” as a fact-checker and compared Trump’s speech to being unable to escape from someone spouting nonsense at a family gathering or on a date.

Some social media users loved his analogies.

But others warned of the consequences of Trump’s words.

Trump was in Georgia to advocate for the Republican candidates in the runoff elections that will determine which party controls the Senate.

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