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On “Meet the Press” this morning Kellyanne Conway argued that Sean Spicer’s press briefing/lecture on Saturday afternoon did not contain any falsehoods. When pressed by  NBC’s Chuck Todd to answer the question why Spicer’s first encounter with the Press was riddled with lies, Conway responded with a phenomenal example of doublespeak: 232 more words

Michael Moore on resisting Trump and Women's March

Filmmaker Michael Moore joined Joy Reid on his speech at the Women’s March, urging everyone to call their members of Congress on Monday to resist the actions of the Trump administration, starting with the nomination of Betsy DeVos. 39 more words


When is Trump's first White House Correspondents' Association dinner?

In his 2011 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner speech, President Barack Obama went after Donald Trump for his false birther claims. After the release of his long-form birth certificate, Trump, Obama said, could “focus on the issues that matter. 36 more words


Trump offers scattershot response to global protests

Washington: President Donald Trump offered a scattershot response to the sweeping protests against his new administration that followed his inauguration, both sarcastically undermining the events and defending the rights of the demonstrators over the … 37 more words


In DC, Excitement Mixes With Uncertainty Ahead Of Trump Inauguration

Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration Bible will be used. Trump arrived in Washington for his earlier on Thursday, and spent the day attending a congressional luncheon and a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. 44 more words


Trump fumes over inaugural crowd size

President Donald Trump and his team are still fuming over evidence of a relatively small crowd for his inauguration, with his chief of staff claiming the reports are an effort to “de-legitimize” Trump and another senior adviser explaining that the … 36 more words


Here Are The Pro-Trump Propaganda Outlets Promoting Trump Administration Lies About Inauguration Crowd Size

Following demonstrably false statements made by President Trump and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer that Trump’s inauguration ceremony had “the largest audience to witness an inauguration,” pro-Trump propaganda outlets amplified the lies while … 39 more words