The justice department announced that it has found no evidence that Trump Tower was ever wiretapped as President Donald Trump had alleged in a series of tweets back in March, according to MSNBC. In an official filing, the DOJ writes both “FBI and the NSD (National Security Department) confirm that they have no records related to wiretaps as described by the March 4, 2017, tweets.”

According to CNN, the Justice Department was responding to a freedom of information act request for evidence backing up the President’s claim. Since the allegations were made, the White House has been under pressure to present any evidence to support his tweets.

The tweets

In his tweets, Mr. Trump accused the former president of wire tapping Trump Tower, in a course of action that resembled McCarthyism. He tweeted:

He went on to say:

He then threatened Mr. Obama.

In a final tweet that day, the President made a rhetorical question:

James Comey

In May, former FBI director James Comey testified before Congress that he had no information regarding Mr.

Trump’s allegations. “With respect to the President's tweets about alleged Wiretapping directed at him by the prior administration, I have no information that supports those tweets,” he said to the congressmen.

After being questioned whether he and former President Barack Obama were engaged in any form of McCarthyism, Mr. Comey himself made it very clear.

“I try very hard not to engage in any "isms" of any kind, including McCarthyism.”

Lies over lies

That was not the first lie told by the President and judging by his record was not be the last one. According to the Washington Post Fact-Checker site, President Donald Trump made 1.000 totally false or generally misleading claims during his first seven months in office.

The publication says that the number is impressive by any standard. His current pace of misleading claims is at five per day. The newspaper counts not only new claims but repeats of claims as well, even when they were already debunked.

The newspaper counts not only new claims but repeats of claims as well, even when they were already debunked. The survey also includes the times when the president changed a previous position held without acknowledging it. One example highlighted by the newspaper was when the President touted new highs in the stock market that he had previously demeaned as being a "big fat bubble."

Americans can't say they didn't know beforehand about the President's inconsistent claims.

According to CNN, in the 2016 exit poll, 64% per cent of the respondents said that the then candidate wasn't "honest and trustworthy." The same can be said about his campaign speeches. According to a Washington Post, 59 out of 92 statements delivered by Mr. Trump were rated by Post’s fact-checker team with 4 Pinocchios (the worse rating used by the publication). That number makes up 64 percent of the total.