Washington( CNN) Alternative facts. Lies. Distortion. Exaggerations. Misstatements. Half truths.
According to a count maintained by The Washington Post's Fact Checker and updated Tuesday morning, Trump has now constructed 1,628 false or misleading claims in his 298 days in office. That's an average of 5.5 a day. Five and a half deceive or outright false statements for each day — including weekends! — that Trump has been president.
By the Fact-Checker's estimates, Trump — if he keeps up his current pace — will blow past 2,000 misstatements and/ or untruths in his first year in office.
The president of the United States has misinformed or lied more than 1,600 times since January 20.