It’s Not Just That Republicans Lie, It’s How Laughably Easy It Is to Expose Them As Liar

Brian Zick

Hastert Lies about Pelosi Think Progress reports that Hastert yesterday attributed to Pelosi a completely made up position on immigration, then claimed she had never visited the border. Pelosi has consistently backed extensive new border security measures and comprehensive immigration reform. And today, Rep. Silvestre Reyes, a 26-year veteran of the United States Border Patrol, issued a statement discussing Pelosi’s trip to El Paso, Texas, in March.Incumbent Pennsylvania Republican Mike Fitzpatrick Lies about Democrat Challenger Patrick Murphy Brian Scheid for the Bucks County Courier Times reports that Fitzpatrick falsely claims Murphy did not really prosecute criminal cases in New York. But "According to court documents provided by Murphy’s campaign and an interview with one of Murphy’s former superiors, Murphy did prosecute cases in New York involving drugs, theft, assault and sexual molestation." Scheid goes on to note that "Murphy worked as both a military lawyer prosecuting military personnel accused of crimes at West Point and as a special assistant U.S. attorney, where he prosecuted civilians accused of committing crimes on federal land."via Atrios, who provides a copy of Murphy's appointment letter.

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