“In response to the sound-off published Jan. 31, I agree with Sound-off submission about truths and slander.

“Trump’s slanderous comments — only a few directed at: Republican Senator Rand Paul ‘truly weird,’ ‘reminds me of a spoiled brat without a properly functioning brain.’; Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — ‘an incompetent judge.’; Senator Richard Blumenthal — ‘Da Nang Dick,’ ‘Loser’; David Brooks New York Times — ‘a clown’ and ‘dummy.’; Brussels (the country) — ‘a hell hole.’; Al Franken — ‘Al Frankenstein,’ and Robert Gates — former Secretary of Defense, he ‘never liked’ him and is ‘Dopey,’

“Lies told by Donald J. Trump — only several from the 15,413 as of Dec. 10, 2019 — from the Washington Post fact-checker — averaging 14.6 per day.

“Aug. 2, 2018 — U.S Steel just announced that they will build six new steel plants. The truth is zero.

“Jan. 4, 2019 — Mexico will pay for the wall through the new USMCA Trade Deal.

“May 14, 2019 — Tariffs are paid for mostly by China, by the way, not by us.

“May 16, 2019 — ‘We will always protect patients with pre-existing conditions, very importantly.’

“June 5, 2019 — The UK is our biggest trading partner.”