Donald Trump’s newest untruth obtained a swift reality test on X (née Twitter).

The Republican 2024 front-runner claimed gasoline is now promoting for “5, 6, 7 and even $8 a gallon” throughout an interview with former Fox Information host Lou Dobbs that aired Monday on LindellTV, the platform based by MyPillow CEO and longtime Trump ally Mike Lindell.

Lawyer Ron Filipkowski shared the clip of Trump’s false declare on X and a reader-added group notice was quickly added to the put up.

It learn, “GasBuddy finds not one single station of their database of ~150,000 gasoline stations at $8 per gallon.”

In truth, based on the American Automobile Association, the nationwide common value on Monday was $3.077 per gallon. An AAA press release final week additionally famous that “like vacation decorations, gasoline costs are coming down.”

It’s not the primary time Trump has wildly exaggerated gasoline costs in a bid to stir anger in opposition to President Joe Biden.

The four-times-indicted former president made the identical declare throughout a 2024 marketing campaign rally in Iowa final month.

“Gasoline costs are actually 5, 6, 7 and even 8 {dollars} a gallon,” he stated. “Against this, underneath the Trump management, my management, inflation was nonexistent, and we had gasoline all the way down to $1.87 a gallon.”


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