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Analysis | Trump made 2,140 false or misleading claims in his first year

After a year in office, President Trump has made 2,140 false or misleading claims and flip-flops. He now averages 5.9 per day. (Meg Kelly/The Washington Post) One year after taking the oath of office, President Trump has made 2,140 false or misleading claims, according to The Fact Checker’s database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every…

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The Trump Presidency: Year One

One year ago Saturday, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, kicking off an unpredictable year. From day one, Trump dominated headlines, publicly feuding with rivals and pushing policies that upended the Washington consensus. It was a year of highs and lows for the president. Trump and Republicans…

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What a Year That Was

Are you better off now than you were one year ago? From the Potomac to Puget Sound, President Donald J. Trump and other Republicans should ask voters this exact question. Their answers should buoy GOP prospects for the November 6 midterm elections. Saturday marks one year since President Trump’s inauguration. Starting January 20, 2017, Trump…

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Drake Drops Two ‘Scary’ New Songs Without Warning

Surprise! The first Drake music of 2018 is here. The Toronto rapper surprised fans with a double play on Friday night (January 19), dropping “God’s Plan” and “Diplomatic Immunity.” The tracks — which are collectively titled Scary Hours — arrived with little warning, after Drake posted on Instagram that the songs would be available at…

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How the Government Broke Down

As much as President Donald Trump has bent the office to match his skills as a reality television impresario and media savant, the early-morning Saturday partial government shutdown brought into focus this cruel reality about his latest production: there are no reshoots in the presidency. Trump badly misread the blocking that unfolded in the new…

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Why Were Ariana Grande And Dua Lipa Hanging Out? 5 Possible Scenarios

If you’re a pop lover who perused Instagram at any point yesterday (January 18), there’s a decent chance you saw a certain photo that caused heart palpitations the world over upon its posting. I’m talking, of course, about Dua Lipa’s heavenly selfie with Ariana Grande. That’s right — the “New Rules” singer apparently had a…

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