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Glenn Kessler
The Washington Post's Fact Checker columnist, revealing the truth behind the rhetoric. I tweet articles & comments I find interesting or provocative.
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Washington Post 6m
Analysis: In one year in office, President Trump has made 2,140 false or misleading claims. That's an average of nearly 5.9 claims a day.
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ICYMI --> President Trump made 2,140 false or misleading claims in his first year
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columlynch 5h
Big scoop by Ravid. Got internal Palestinian report detailing Erekat’s understanding Trump’s peace plan. Recommend’s Abbas reject it.
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Nick Confessore 2h
Per + , POTUS seemed to have outlines of a pretty favorable compromise with Schumer: DACA (popular) for Wall (unpopular) & military spending. Then Kelly and immigration hardliners asked for more concessions.
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New : President Trump made 2,140 false or misleading claims in his first year
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New : President Trump made 2,140 false or misleading claims in his first year.
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Washington Post 11h
There’s a strong case to make that Trump is a big reason why the government just shut down
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Frank Luntz 10h
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The nation’s first Medicaid work rules loom, and many fear losing health coverage
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The case for taking the Trump-Stormy Daniels saga seriously
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Sam Stein 12h
Per a source familiar: it was Kelly who called Schumer to say that the outline of the deal that Schumer and Trump had discussed was too liberal
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Jeffrey Lewis 12h
There is always a tweet for everything.
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Barbara Rodriguez 12h
For what it’s worth, I’m at a dive bar in Iowa and no one has acknowledged there’s a government shutdown. The TV is turned to Animal Planet.
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Mike DeBonis 12h
While we all wait for McConnell to wrap up -- I am guessing shortly after midnight -- read smart & at the hard-line GOP immigration politics that is a big piece of this shutdown puzzle.
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Manu Raju 12h
GOVERNMENT FUNDING HAS EXPIRED, prompting first shutdown since 2013.
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Josh Dawsey 12h
It's been a year, folks. And the first year ends with a shutdown. Stay tuned for season two.
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Michael Beschloss 12h
45 years ago this week: Within a period of 72 hours, Nixon was reinaugurated, LBJ died, Roe v Wade was decided, Vietnam settlement was announced.
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NYT Politics 13h
With less than an hour until the government shuts down, here's the series of events that led to this moment, via
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Lisa Mascaro 14h
Per Dem : "There was virtually a deal, a comprehensive agreement between Chuck Schumer & the president, and he walked away from it after he talked to his hard right."
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Sam Stein Jan 18
The Trump WH is painfully ill-prepared for what happens after an actual shutdown. Of the roughly 130 federal office and agencies that have to have shutdown contingency plans, 66 of them haven’t been updated since 2015.
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