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Here's Scaramucci saying Trump's lie about millions of illegal voters is probably true, since Trump said it: https://t.co/8FnAlGXsoU
Thanks for sharing it, David.
A stammering party man was an odd fit with Trump. What Spicer had was a willingness to lie about everything: https://t.co/Rk3v3k8Obw
Relentless, ridiculous liar Sean Spicer was the spokesman Donald Trump deserved. My obituary for a farcical tenure: https://t.co/Rk3v3kqp34
It's a bit weird when Trump gets a new professional liar and reporters are like WOW VERY SMOOTH SMOOTHNESS.
"He has been, was, and will be again well-respected in this town," former Gingrich press secretary Rich Galen tells me of Sean Spicer.
So Spicer was like "you can ask me to lie about absolutely anything, no probs, but YOU CAN'T MAKE ME WORK FOR HEDGE FUND GUY"?
Breaking: Sean Spicer has limits.
Nobody knows how a happy Miami 10-year-old died of a heroin/fentanyl overdose: https://t.co/wk4r5NNoft
You are right. Just clarified.
Should note congressional Republicans have also been denouncing the CBO; this letter condemns all of the attacks, not just Trump's.
@jbarro I want you to elaborate on this. It's not gonna get Trump impeached, but why isn't it better to push back against lies at every opportunity?
Every former Congressional Budget Office director signs a letter condemning the Trump admin's attacks on the office: https://t.co/NpKRcDNsQE
“A truly disheartening assignment": The newest Supreme Court justice has to oversee the cafeteria: https://t.co/G2pXObvCRv
"I can't even remember why I opposed it": excellent story on Obamacare repeal becoming unpopular as it approached. https://t.co/tsn6wSDM1R
Trump gets irritated with his national security advisor for being...very prepared and organized, Axios reports: https://t.co/cVocruuyKx
Trump gets irritated with his national security advisor for being...very prepared and organized, Axios reports: https://t.co/cVocruuyKx
Dunkirk needs subtitles
@JMCooley23 @sacca Say it with me now: it's hard to distinguish between trump's deliberate lies and moments of ignorance. I know objectively that they're false
It is hard sometimes
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