Trump has made a career of embellishing the truth, distorting facts, and outright lying about various stories. He was a well-known follower of Alex Jones, the country’s most outspoken conspiracy theorist. He has used his massive Twitter following and the media’s obsession with his antics to spread the following conspiracy theories.
3,000 People Did Not Die From Hurricane Maria
In 2018, one of the most devastating hurricanes hit Puerto Rico and killed 3,000 people. Trump decided to spread the lie that the numbers who significantly inflated by the Democrats to hurt his ratings. “When I left the Island, AFTER the storm had hit, they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths, Trump said. “As time went by it did not go up by much” and “if a person died for any reason, like old age, just add them onto the list.”