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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. Trump administration. Trump's inauguration crowd: Sean Spicer's claims versus the evidence. White House press secretary ...and more »

Commentary: Trump's early war with the media will damage both - Reuters

Attendees partake in the inauguration ceremonies to swear in Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson SEARCH "JACKSON VARIAS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER ...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 »

Spicer earns Four Pinocchios for false claims on inauguration crowd size - Washington Post

“This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration — period — both in person and around the globe.” —White House press secretary Sean Spicer, remarks to reporters, Jan. 21, 2017. “I looked out, the field was — it looked like a million ...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 »

Presidential tax returns: It started with Nixon. Will it end with Trump? - CNNMoney

Donald Trump is positioning himself to become the first president in 40 years to refuse to release his tax returns in office. Such a refusal would overturn a precedent maintained by every president since Jimmy Carter -- and extend Trump's refusal to ...and more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Kellyanne Conway says Donald Trump's team has 'alternative facts.' Which pretty much says it all. - Washington Post

If there is one video clip that describes the new reality for the political media — and for the truth — during the President Trump era, it is the one above. It's a discussion about White House press secretary Sean Spicer, on his first full day in ...and more »