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As a comic who prides himself on accuracy, Jimmy Kimmel was taken aback this week when a Trump campaign aide rebuked him on Twitter for repeating the mistaken claim that the president was golfing when the Delta Force took down ISIS leader Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Kimmel forthrightly corrected the error — and then had a few words to say about the thousands upon thousands of lies uttered by Trump during his presidency.

That long list includes a completely invented tale about Kimmel himself that Trump told at a campaign rally.

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