At President Donald Trump’s rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, to support GOP congressional candidate Dan Bishop a day ahead of the special election for the 9th District, the president boasted that people came to see him in enormous numbers.
“Just look outside, thousands and thousands of people who couldn’t in,” said Trump. “When people wait two or three days to get in, especially these first few rows, I just want to say thank you.”
It is unclear the exact number of people who turned up to Trump’s rally. As Source Politics noted, however, Trump’s boast of “thousands and thousands” is revealed to be a lie by video footage of his rally captured by C-SPAN, which reveals that the rally attendees had not even filled the auditorium: