“I did not have sexual relations with that woman…” ~President Bill Clinton
Learn to recognize lying.
Making false statements (18 U.S.C.§ 1001) is the common name for the United States federalprocess crime laid out in Section 1001 of Title 18 of the United States Code, which generally prohibits knowingly and willfully making false or fraudulent statements, or concealing information, in “any matter within the jurisdiction” of the federal government of the United States, even by merely denying guilt when asked by a federal agent. A number of notable people have been convicted under the section, including Martha Stewart,Rod Blagojevich,Michael T. Flynn,Rick Gates,Scooter Libby,Bernard Madoff, and Jeffrey Skilling.
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, whoever, in any matter within the jurisdiction of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of the Government of the United States, knowingly and willfully—
(1) falsifies, conceals, or covers up by any trick, scheme, or device[ , ] a material fact;
(2) makes any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation; or
(3) makes or uses any false writing or document knowing the same to contain any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or entry
shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 5 years or, if the offense involves international or domestic terrorism (as defined in section 2331), imprisoned not more than 8 years, or both….
Caveat: “Both the U.S. Supreme Court and the Florida Second District Court of Appeal have found deception used by police permissible; the U.S. Supreme Court in Frazier v. Cupp (1969), and the Florida Second District Court of Appeal in Florida v. Cayward (1989). Oral deception or lying during questioning to a suspect is permissible and legal, however manufacturing or fabricating evidence is not.” https://www.adamsluka.com/can-the-police-lie-to-me.html