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The Trump admin & certain campaign operatives/friends have put out a series of numbers over the past three years. I'm seeking any source material that can substantiate their accuracy - or even a source itself from which they were derived...
1. Despite an IG report on 1/17/19 that found the admin had NEVER tracked the NUMBER of migrant children separated at the border (since the beginning of family separations), HHS issued the # "1488" four months prior. From what data set was this # derived?
2. In April, 2018, it was reported that ICE repeatedly targeted & apprehended U.S. citizens for deportation by mistake, releasing 1,488 from custody since 2012.
It appears this # was given by ICE to an LATimes reporter. From what data set was 1488 derived?
3. In Feb, 2016, then-candidate Trump re-tweeted a Mussolini quote.

When asked about it by Chuck Todd, Trump used the number 14, twice, to identify a number (by the millions) of followers. Was the accuracy of this repeated number ever substantiated?
4. On July 15, 2018, the Trump campaign announced that it raised $88 million. Was this number ever substantiated? Why $88, and not $90 or $87 or $89?
5. In Sept 2016, candidate Trump released an endorsement letter signed by 88 retired military figures.
Could they not find an 89th? Or get that number up to 100?
6. In Nov, 2018, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted an attack against independent Maine Senator Angus King, included a statistic: 88%.
Like the Trump lie count, is there a count on the % of times specific Senators have voted together? Or did he just make that up?
7. More use of 14 + 88 out of DHS, Feb 2018:
“On average, out of 88 [asylum] claims that pass the credible fear screening, fewer than 13 will ultimately result in a grant of asylum” and “14 distinct sets of claims.”

Searching for data sets for these #s.
Please attach links to campaign or official government sites where these numbers can be researched and verified.
Thank you.
This man worked on the 2016 campaign and now has a White House press pass.
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