President Donald Trump is continuing to criticize former President Barack Obama, but most of his claims are based on lies.

Trump has already made 12 false claims about Obama since last month. Many of the claims are based on current events. 

After George Floyd‘s death, Trump asserted that Obama didn’t attempt to reform the police. 

“President Obama and Vice President [Joe] Biden never even tried to fix this during their eight-year period,” Trump said. “The reason they didn’t try is because they had no idea how to do it.”     

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In fact, Obama had a detailed police reform plan. “Reducing crime and raising standards are not opposite goals,” Obama said. “They are not mutually exclusive. They work together.”

Amid the recent COVID-19 outbreak, Trump claimed that Obama didn’t leave Trump any ventilators for his term. In fact, Obama left Trump with a detailed plan on exactly how to handle a pandemic. 

As the November election approaches, Trump is expected to continue to try to scapegoat Obama to rev up his conservative base. 

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