Trump falsely claims his events have never 'had an empty seat'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham: America must 'accept the pain that comes in standing up to China' Weld 'thrilled' more Republicans are challenging Trump New data challenges Trump's economic narrative MORE falsely claimed during his campaign rally Wednesday night that he has never “had an empty seat at any event."

“We haven’t had an empty seat at any event,” Trump said, addressing supporters in Greenville, N.C.


Reporters online were quick to point out that the president’s statement is incorrect, with multiple events having open spaces, including Wednesday's rally.

Other Twitter users also spoke out against Trump’s claim.

This is not the first time Trump has said his campaign events were full. During a 2017 rally in Harrisburg, Pa., Trump said he broke the “all-time” record for an arena, but reporters tweeted “rows of empty seats here,” HuffPost reported.

Trump also overestimated the crowd size at his 2017 inauguration, after former White House press secretary Sean SpicerSean Michael SpicerConservatives lash out at CNN for hiring Andrew McCabe 'Queer Eye' star blasts 'Dancing with the Stars' for including Sean Spicer Trump says Spicer will 'do great' on 'Dancing with the Stars' MORE said the audience was “the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both in person and around the globe.”