Dec 31, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump's year of falsehoods

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"Trump averaged 15 false claims a day in 2018," per WashPost fact checker Glenn Kessler.

The big picture: "By the end of the year, Trump had accumulated more than 7,600 untruths during his presidency — averaging more than 15 erroneous claims a day during 2018, almost triple the rate from the year before."

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