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White House Pushes 'Alternative Facts.' Here Are the Real Ones. - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, said on NBC's “Meet the Press” on Sunday that the White House had put forth “alternative facts” to ones reported by the news media about the size of Mr. Trump's inauguration crowd. She made ...and more »

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

WASHINGTON — President Trump used his first full day in office on Saturday to unleash a remarkably bitter attack on the news media, falsely accusing journalists of both inventing a rift between him and intelligence agencies and deliberately ...and more »

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. Photographs of the National Mall in Washington DC and public transport figures for the city flatly contradict Sean ...and more »

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. Trump's inauguration ...and more »

Donald Trump had biggest inaugural crowd ever? Metrics don't show it - PolitiFact

This pair of photos shows a view of the crowd on the National Mall at the inaugurations of President Barack Obama, above, on Jan. 20, 2009, and President Donald Trump, below, on Jan. 20, 2017. At the first press briefing of the new administration ...and more »

The Facts on Crowd Size -

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 »

Donald Trump protests attract millions across US and world - BBC News

Millions of protesters have taken to the streets of cities in the US and around the globe to rally against the new US President Donald Trump. Larger numbers of demonstrators than expected turned out for more than 600 rallies worldwide. The aim was ...and more »

Trump's Press Secretary Falsely Claims: 'Largest Audience Ever to Witness an Inauguration, Period' - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. In his first appearance in the White House briefing room since President Trump's inauguration, Press Secretary Sean Spicer delivered an indignant ...and more »

'Alternative Facts' and the Costs of Trump-Branded Reality - New York Times

When Donald J. Trump swore the presidential oath on Friday, he assumed responsibility not only for the levers of government but also for one of the United States' most valuable assets, battered though it may be: its credibility. The country's ...and more »

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 »