November 24, 2015

Interestingly, Trump still called the sources of these bogus stats "very credible", even after he's told what he tweeted was false.

Source: The Hill

Donald Trump late Monday claimed no responsibility for sharing a graphic from a supporter on Twitter that included inaccurate crime statistics focused on racial groups.

"Bill, I didn't tweet, I retweeted somebody that was supposedly an expert," the Republican presidential candidate told host Bill O'Reilly on his Fox News show.
"Am I going to check every statistic? I get millions and millions of people @realdonaldtrump," Trump said. "All it was is a retweet. It wasn't from me."
"You know I'm looking out for you, right?" O'Reilly said. "I'm looking out for you, I look out for every honest politician, I don't care what party they're in."

But, O'Reilly continued, "Don't do this, don't put your name on stuff like this, because it makes the other side, it gives them stuff to tell the ill-informed voter that you're a racist."

"This was a retweet, this was a retweet," Trump insisted, adding that the sources were "very credible." He also said during the show, "I'm probably the least racist person on earth."

Harold Pollack and others replied to Trump with the correct FBI statistics.


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