The statement itself is a lie. Unless he suffers from some mental disorder.. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/11/01/donald-trump-truth-abc-interview/1843180002/ "Well, I try. I do try ... and I always want to tell the truth," Trump told ABC News in an interview aired Thursday. "When I can, I tell the truth." "And," he added, "sometimes it turns out to be where something happens that’s different or there’s a change, but I always like to be truthful."