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Donald Trump’s efforts to weasel out of debating Hillary Clinton have hit a peak, as the GOP presidential nominee has repeatedly blamed his opponent for the scheduled debates that were approved by the bipartisan Commission on Presidential Debates nearly a year ago. That lie apparently not being bold enough, Trump has now claimed the NFL wrote him a letter complaining that two of the debates are scheduled against pro football games:

CNN’s Brian Stelter followed up with the NFL, and asked the league if it really did send a letter. The NFL told him that Trump is full of shit:

Presidential debates also went head-to-head with the NFL in 2012.

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[CNN]