June 1st, 2019 By Peter Lance On April 29th, the Wash Post Fact Checker had recorded 10,000 lies from the mouth of Donald J. Trump in his first 827 days as President. He said or Tweeted “no obstruction” 36 times in May, although The Mueller Report documents at least 10 instances he could have been prosecuted […]
NYT: ‘Alternative Facts’ and the Costs of Trump-Branded Reality. New York Times column footnotes falsehoods by Pres. & Press Sec.
investigatingtrump.com editorial note: In what appears to be a new editorial policy for The New York Times, Media Columnist Jim Rutenberg’s piece below contains two footnotes setting the record straight about falsehoods told by President Trump and his Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Saturday. CLICK IMAGE for link to column: Jim Rutenberg MEDIATOR JAN. 22, 2017 When Donald […]
CNN: Bob Woodward who Trump thanked for calling dossier “garbage” on FoxNews, says CNN got the story “exactly right”
By Melissa Mahtani, CNN Updated 2:35 PM ET, Tue January 17, 2017 (CNN) Legendary journalist Bob Woodward said that CNN’s reporting on a summary of classified information presented to Donald Trump was “exactly right” and it “clearly is news” that intelligence chiefs presented the information to the President-elect. The classified documents presented last week to President Barack […]
Jim Rutenberg MEDIATOR JAN. 12, 2017 Well, that sure escalated quickly. “That” was Donald J. Trump’s inaugural news conference as a duly elected United States president-to-be, in which he called BuzzFeed a “failing pile of garbage,” dismissed CNN as “fake news” and more or less told the whole lot of reporters at Trump Tower to […]
Media Matters Staff November 2nd, 2016