Top Stories

  • Conway: Trump White House offered 'alternative facts' on crowd size - CNN

    Conway: Trump White House offered 'alternative facts' on crowd size - CNN;

    Washington (CNN) White House press secretary Sean Spicer's false claims about the size of the crowd at President Donald Trump's inauguration were "alternative facts," a top Trump aide said Sunday. In an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press," host Chuck ...and more »

  • Donald Trump's team defends 'alternative facts' after widespread protests - The Guardian

    Donald Trump's team defends 'alternative facts' after widespread protests - The Guardian;

    Donald Trump began his first full week as US president firmly on the defensive, after millions of Americans took to the streets to protest against his election and the White House came under fire for brazenly lying to the public.and more »

  • Trump war with media to be fought with 'alternative facts' - Irish Times

    Trump war with media to be fought with 'alternative facts' - Irish Times;

    He is continuing as he campaigned and started his presidency as he means to go on. Donald Trump did not just drag the bitterness of the election into his angry campaign speech that masqueraded as an inaugural address. He has extended his “war” on the ...and more »

  • Trump's inauguration crowd: Sean Spicer's claims versus the evidence - The Guardian

    Trump's inauguration crowd: Sean Spicer's claims versus the evidence - The Guardian;

    Crowds on the National Mall just before Donald Trump's inauguration in 2017 (left) and Barack Obama's in 2009. Photograph: Reuters. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on ...and more »

  • Dear team Trump,'alternative facts' are lies - CNN

    Dear team Trump,'alternative facts' are lies - CNN;

    Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM's radio's daily program "The Dean Obeidallah Show" and a columnist for The Daily Beast. Follow him @TheDeansreport. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his. (CNN) Donald Trump's ...and more »

  • 'Alternative Facts': The Needless Lies of the Trump Administration - The Atlantic

    'Alternative Facts': The Needless Lies of the Trump Administration - The Atlantic;

    Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. One of the many things that is remarkable about the Trump administration is its devotion, even in its first days, to a particular variety of ...and more »

  • Fact check: The controversy over Trump's inauguration crowd size - USA TODAY

    Fact check: The controversy over Trump's inauguration crowd size - USA TODAY;

    White House counselor Kellyanne Conway claimed that “alternative facts” were employed by Press Secretary Sean Spicer when he tried to make the case that “this was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both in person and around ...and more »

  • Conway: Trump will not release tax returns - CNN

    Conway: Trump will not release tax returns - CNN;

    Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump will not release his tax returns -- even after the audit he's frequently cited is completed -- senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said Sunday. In an interview on ABC's "This Week," Conway was pressed on whether the ...and more »

  • With False Claims, Trump Attacks Media on Turnout and Intelligence Rift - New York Times

    With False Claims, Trump Attacks Media on Turnout and Intelligence Rift - New York Times;

    President Trump and his press secretary disputed estimates of attendance at his inauguration, but footage from Friday's event, compared with those from President Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration, showed a different story. By ELSA BUTLER on Publish ...and more »

  • Trump reacts to mass protests with conciliatory tweet - Financial Times

    Trump reacts to mass protests with conciliatory tweet - Financial Times;

    President Donald Trump acknowledged the millions of protesters who took to the streets against him one day after his inauguration, sending a conciliatory tweet after a day of silence on the historic demonstrations. Sample the FT's top stories for a week.and more »