Not a lie, Mr. Ryan C. Stebbens, satire. Which I stated clearly, and which Snopes.com also stated clearly:
FACT CHECK: Did President Trump Fire White House Butler Cecil Gaines?
President Trump fired longtime White House butler Cecil Gaines for disobedience. On 5 February 2017, the web site Extra…
You’re about 2 months too late with this amazing bit of sleuthing, but don’t feel bad. Because I’m just a left-wing, half-Jewish liberal writer from New York doing all I can to fuel the violent Black Lives Matter movement as a fake journalist.
But you found me out. Stand up on the pedestal of the Robert E. Lee statue, wrap yourself up in your Confederate flag, and take a bow, Mr. Ryan C. Stebbins.
P.S. Since all of my pieces are satire, you don’t need to bother sleuthing in my direction in the future. It’s all bullshit, I admit it, so go uselessly troll someone else.