He called Brexit? Doesn’t know the duke? Trump just broke his ...

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He called Brexit? Doesn’t know the duke? Trump just broke his own BS meter

He again showed his uncanny ability to forget facts while sharply recalling things that never happened

Michael Deacon

You never know what Donald Trump’s going to say next. Maybe not even he knows what he’s going to say next. But then, at times he doesn’t seem to know what he’s said before, either.

Take the extraordinary press conference he gave on Tuesday in London. The president was expected to take only a few questions, to mark his arrival in Britain for the Nato summit. Instead, he treated reporters to a 48-minute outpouring, a deluge, an unstoppable dam-burst of comment, during which he pronounced upon everything from what he calls “the impeachment hoax” to the seemingly endless failings of Barack Obama (“If you’d listened to him, we’d be in World War 3 by now”).

The one subject he tried not to express a view on was the UK general election...

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