Week In Politics: Trump's Press Conference, Michael Flynn

Week In Politics: Trump's Press Conference, Michael Flynn

NPR’s Kelly McEvers speaks with political commentators, Jason Riley, of The Wall Street Journal and the Manhattan Institute, and Abderrahim Foukara, Washington, D.C., bureau chief for Al Jazeera, about President Trump’s wide-ranging news conference on Thursday and the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn.


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Week In Politics: Trump's Press Conference, Michael Flynn

Through Exaggerated Statements, Trump Looks To Justify His Policies

Through Exaggerated Statements, Trump Looks To Justify His Policies

President Trump and his aides have repeatedly made false claims about crime rates, voter fraud and the threat posed by international refugees. By exaggerating dangers, the White House hopes to justify new government policies.


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Through Exaggerated Statements, Trump Looks To Justify His Policies

John Oliver is running ads on cable networks to school Trump on basic facts presidents should know — Quartz

The Bowling Green massacre. The inauguration turnout. The voter fraud that cost him the popular vote. Donald Trump lives in an alternative universe with alternative facts, but John Oliver isn’t having any of it. After a three-month hiatus, his show Last Week Tonight With John Oliver returned to HBO Sunday (Feb. 12) with biting commentary…

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