Kellyanne Conway's back and forth with Chuck Todd on 'alternative facts,' annotated

Kellyanne Conway, one of President Donald Trump’s top advisers, presented the White House's false claims about the inaugural crowd size as "alternative facts." In a Jan. 22 interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd, Conway defended White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who had tried to disprove media reports of low turnout at the inauguration. Spicer said Trump drew the "largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period" during the first press briefing of this White House, which we rated Pants on Fire. Conway’s remarks caught fire in news reports and social media, with 380,000 Twitter uses of the hashtag #alternativefacts by … >>More
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