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KESQ Palm Springs
#SaysWho? You don't want to knowstatements as "Four Pinocchios" or "whoppers" --- meaning, not just false, but
#SaysWho? You don't want to know
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 days ago
statements as "Four Pinocchios" or "whoppers" --- meaning, not just false, but flagrantly so. For comparison, the Post's Glenn Kessler wrote, "Most politicians tend to earn Four Pinocchios 10 to 20 percent of the time." In other words, for a guy... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
#SaysWho? You don't want to knowstatements as "Four Pinocchios" or "whoppers" --- meaning, not just false, but
#SaysWho? You don't want to know
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 9 days ago
statements as "Four Pinocchios" or "whoppers" --- meaning, not just false, but flagrantly so. For comparison, the Post's Glenn Kessler wrote, "Most politicians tend to earn Four Pinocchios 10 to 20 percent of the time." In other words, for a guy... Read more
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10d
The Young Witness
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US votersand what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". I
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US voters
The Young Witness / Posted 10 days ago
and what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". In disagreeing, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded Clinton four Pinocchios, which rated her claim that Comey had judged her to be truthful as "a whopper".... Read more
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Kiama Independent
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US votersand what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". I
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US voters
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
and what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". In disagreeing, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded Clinton four Pinocchios, which rated her claim that Comey had judged her to be truthful as "a whopper".... Read more
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10d
Manning River Times
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US votersand what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". I
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US voters
Manning River Times / Posted 10 days ago
and what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". In disagreeing, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded Clinton four Pinocchios, which rated her claim that Comey had judged her to be truthful as "a whopper".... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US votersand what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". I
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US voters
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 10 days ago
and what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". In disagreeing, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded Clinton four Pinocchios, which rated her claim that Comey had judged her to be truthful as "a whopper".... Read more
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Daily Liberal
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US votersand what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". I
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US voters
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
and what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". In disagreeing, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded Clinton four Pinocchios, which rated her claim that Comey had judged her to be truthful as "a whopper".... Read more
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10d
The Courier
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US votersand what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". I
It may be a Trump line, but 'crooked Hillary' is a real issue for many US voters
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
and what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". In disagreeing, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded Clinton four Pinocchios, which rated her claim that Comey had judged her to be truthful as "a whopper".... Read more
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10d
WA Today
She may be ahead in the polls, but Americans can't shake the feeling that Hillary is a liarcarefully controlled public image has not helped her build trust. Photo: AP In
She may be ahead in the polls, but Americans can't shake the feeling that Hillary is a liar
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
carefully controlled public image has not helped her build trust. Photo: AP In disagreeing, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded Clinton four Pinocchios, which rated her claim that Comey had judged her to be truthful as "a whopper".... Read more
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10d
The Age
She may be ahead in the polls, but Americans can't shake the feeling that Hillary is a liarcarefully controlled public image has not helped her build trust. Photo: AP In
She may be ahead in the polls, but Americans can't shake the feeling that Hillary is a liar
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
carefully controlled public image has not helped her build trust. Photo: AP In disagreeing, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded Clinton four Pinocchios, which rated her claim that Comey had judged her to be truthful as "a whopper".... Read more
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Canberra Times
She may be ahead in the polls, but Americans can't shake the feeling that Hillary is a liarcarefully controlled public image has not helped her build trust. Photo: AP In
She may be ahead in the polls, but Americans can't shake the feeling that Hillary is a liar
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
carefully controlled public image has not helped her build trust. Photo: AP In disagreeing, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded Clinton four Pinocchios, which rated her claim that Comey had judged her to be truthful as "a whopper".... Read more
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Brisbane Times
She may be ahead in the polls, but Americans can't shake the feeling that Hillary is a liarcarefully controlled public image has not helped her build trust. Photo: AP In
She may be ahead in the polls, but Americans can't shake the feeling that Hillary is a liar
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
carefully controlled public image has not helped her build trust. Photo: AP In disagreeing, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded Clinton four Pinocchios, which rated her claim that Comey had judged her to be truthful as "a whopper".... Read more
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10d
Sydney Morning Herald
She may be ahead in the polls, but Americans can't shake the feeling that Hillary is a liarcarefully controlled public image has not helped her build trust. Photo: AP In
She may be ahead in the polls, but Americans can't shake the feeling that Hillary is a liar
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
carefully controlled public image has not helped her build trust. Photo: AP In disagreeing, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded Clinton four Pinocchios, which rated her claim that Comey had judged her to be truthful as "a whopper".... Read more
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11d
Zero Hedge
Opium Rules: Afghan Oil Will Never Get Out Of The Groundstation appeared to exceed 140 times the amount of capital needed to build a co
Opium Rules: Afghan Oil Will Never Get Out Of The Ground
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
station appeared to exceed 140 times the amount of capital needed to build a comparable station in Pakistan. However, as Glenn Kessler from The Washington Post pointed out in February in a MythBusters-style piece, the $43 million figure cited by... Read more
15d
Salon.com
Sean Hannity fact-check of the week: No, Trump didn’t send his private jet to transport “stranded” Gulf War marinesto Miami, Florida to transport over 200 Gulf War Marines back home.” Nudged by
Sean Hannity fact-check of the week: No, Trump didn’t send his private jet to transport “stranded” Gulf War marines
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
to Miami, Florida to transport over 200 Gulf War Marines back home.” Nudged by reader mail, Washington Post fact-checker, Glenn Kessler, looked deeper into the “suspicious” anecdote and found that the plane — though it bore Trump’s name, as does... Read more
15d
The Hill
Fact checking Trump, not Clinton, exposes media biasdiscussed and made to classify retroactively certain of the emails," she explai
Fact checking Trump, not Clinton, exposes media bias
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
discussed and made to classify retroactively certain of the emails," she explained. The Washington Post Fact Checker, Glenn Kessler, gave that statement four “Pinocchios,” which happens to be its worst rating for truthfulness. But on CNN, the... Read more
16d
NBC News
Unforced Errors: Trump Misses on Two Clinton StoriesAnd Clinton's aide in the email never followed up on the request, the ambassado
Unforced Errors: Trump Misses on Two Clinton Stories
NBC News / Posted 16 days ago
And Clinton's aide in the email never followed up on the request, the ambassador told Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler. As much as Trump says he would prefer coverage of Clinton, he has a tendency to constantly make the story... Read more
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16d
WLBZ Bangor
Unforced Errors: Donald Trump Misses on Two Hillary Clinton StoriesAnd Clinton's aide in the email never followed up on the request, the ambassado
Unforced Errors: Donald Trump Misses on Two Hillary Clinton Stories
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 16 days ago
And Clinton's aide in the email never followed up on the request, the ambassador told Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler. As much as Trump says he would prefer coverage of Clinton, he has a tendency to constantly make the story... Read more
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16d
WCSH 6 Portland
Unforced Errors: Donald Trump Misses on Two Hillary Clinton StoriesAnd Clinton's aide in the email never followed up on the request, the ambassado
Unforced Errors: Donald Trump Misses on Two Hillary Clinton Stories
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 16 days ago
And Clinton's aide in the email never followed up on the request, the ambassador told Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler. As much as Trump says he would prefer coverage of Clinton, he has a tendency to constantly make the story... Read more
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17d
NBC News
Unforced Errors: Trump Misses on Two Clinton StoriesAnd Clinton's aide in the email never followed up on the request, the ambassado
Unforced Errors: Trump Misses on Two Clinton Stories
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
And Clinton's aide in the email never followed up on the request, the ambassador told Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler. As much as Trump says he would prefer coverage of Clinton, he has a tendency to constantly make the story... Read more
17d
San Antonio Express-News
Who is the biggest liar?that it checked and to 64 percent of Trump’s. “Essentially, Clinton is in the
Who is the biggest liar?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
that it checked and to 64 percent of Trump’s. “Essentially, Clinton is in the norm for a typical politician,” says Glenn Kessler, who runs Fact-Checker, while Trump “is just off the charts. There’s never been anyone like him, at least in... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Trump, Pence earn four Pinocchios for linking Iranian execution to Clinton emailscould have learned everything they needed to know about Amiri’s defection from
Trump, Pence earn four Pinocchios for linking Iranian execution to Clinton emails
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 18 days ago
could have learned everything they needed to know about Amiri’s defection from reading The Post," wrote Post reporter Glenn Kessler, who writes the paper's "Fact Checker" column. "Moreover, Iran first publicly raised questions about his... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Donald Trump’s opportunity costComey said the opposite - repeated Clinton statements about her emails were jus
Donald Trump’s opportunity cost
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 19 days ago
Comey said the opposite - repeated Clinton statements about her emails were just not true. Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler gave her a maximum four Pinocchios for her statement to the contrary. She also said that the multiple family... Read more
21d
Zero Hedge
Hillary Clinton: "I May Have Short-Circuited The Truth" About Email ScandalThe Atlantic to publish an article titled “ Why Can't Hillary Clinton Stop Lyin
Hillary Clinton: "I May Have Short-Circuited The Truth" About Email Scandal
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
The Atlantic to publish an article titled “ Why Can't Hillary Clinton Stop Lying?” and the Washington Post’s fact checker Glenn Kessler awarded her four “Pinocchios”, adding that “Clinton is cherry-picking statements by Comey to preserve her... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's debunked claimspublicly has been consistent and truthful with what I've told them." After that
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's debunked claims
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 22 days ago
publicly has been consistent and truthful with what I've told them." After that interview, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler said Clinton was repeating claims that were "roundly debunked.” Here’s what other media outlets are saying... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's debunked claimspublicly has been consistent and truthful with what I've told them." After that
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's debunked claims
Dayton Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
publicly has been consistent and truthful with what I've told them." After that interview, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler said Clinton was repeating claims that were "roundly debunked.” Here’s what other media outlets are saying... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's debunked claimspublicly has been consistent and truthful with what I've told them." After that
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's debunked claims
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 22 days ago
publicly has been consistent and truthful with what I've told them." After that interview, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler said Clinton was repeating claims that were "roundly debunked.” Here’s what other media outlets are saying... Read more
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ajc.com
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's debunked claimspublicly has been consistent and truthful with what I've told them." After that
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's debunked claims
ajc.com / Posted 22 days ago
publicly has been consistent and truthful with what I've told them." After that interview, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler said Clinton was repeating claims that were "roundly debunked.” Here’s what other media outlets are saying... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's debunked claimspublicly has been consistent and truthful with what I've told them." After that
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's debunked claims
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 22 days ago
publicly has been consistent and truthful with what I've told them." After that interview, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler said Clinton was repeating claims that were "roundly debunked.” Here’s what other media outlets are saying... Read more
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23d
FOX News
Clinton doubles down on claim the FBI determined her remarks on email scandal were 'truthful'the emails,” she said. The fact-checkers, however, disagreed with Clinton’s ta
Clinton doubles down on claim the FBI determined her remarks on email scandal were 'truthful'
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
the emails,” she said. The fact-checkers, however, disagreed with Clinton’s talking points. Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler awarded her “four Pinnochios,” and noted, “Comey has repeatedly not taken a stand on her public... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Page: Donald Trump's big favor to Hillary Clintonwere truthful, and what I’ve said is consistent with what I have told the Ameri
Page: Donald Trump's big favor to Hillary Clinton
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 23 days ago
were truthful, and what I’ve said is consistent with what I have told the American people.” Post Fact-Checker columnist Glenn Kessler wrote that she was “cherry-picking statements by Comey to preserve her narrative about the unusual setup of a... Read more
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24d
Philly.com
Milbank: Trump cannot tell a truthTrump says is true, flip a coin. Even this method overstates his honesty. Cert
Milbank: Trump cannot tell a truth
Philly.com / Posted 24 days ago
Trump says is true, flip a coin. Even this method overstates his honesty. Certainly, Clinton tells whoppers, too. But Glenn Kessler, the Post's Fact Checker, tells me that in his six years on the beat, "there's no comparison" between Trump and... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Dana Milbank: The facts behind Donald Trump’s many falsehoodsTrump says is true, flip a coin. Even this method overstates his honesty. Cert
Dana Milbank: The facts behind Donald Trump’s many falsehoods
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Trump says is true, flip a coin. Even this method overstates his honesty. Certainly, Clinton tells whoppers, too. But Glenn Kessler, The Post’s Fact Checker, tells me that in his six years on the beat, “there’s no comparison” between Trump and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Donald Trump's latest gift to Hillary Clinton"said my answers were truthful, and what I've said is consistent with what I ha
Donald Trump's latest gift to Hillary Clinton
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
"said my answers were truthful, and what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people. …" The Post's Glenn Kessler wrote that she was "cherry-picking statements by Comey to preserve her narrative about the unusual setup of a... Read more
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Newsmax
Clinton Strategist Continues to Assert She Told Truth About Private Serverby Comey to preserve her narrative about the unusual setup of a private email s
Clinton Strategist Continues to Assert She Told Truth About Private Server
Newsmax / Posted 25 days ago
by Comey to preserve her narrative about the unusual setup of a private email server," Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler wrote. "This allows her to skate past the more disturbing findings of the FBI investigation." And The Atlantic... Read more
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The Mercury News
Milbank: Donald Trump's bizarre relationship with the truthTrump says is true, flip a coin. Even this method overstates his honesty. Cert
Milbank: Donald Trump's bizarre relationship with the truth
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
Trump says is true, flip a coin. Even this method overstates his honesty. Certainly, Clinton tells whoppers, too. But Glenn Kessler, The Post's Fact Checker, tells me that in his six years on the beat, "there's no comparison" between Trump and... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Can't Hillary Clinton Stop Lying?by Comey to preserve her narrative about the unusual setup of a private email s
Why Can't Hillary Clinton Stop Lying?
The Atlantic / Posted 26 days ago
by Comey to preserve her narrative about the unusual setup of a private email server,” wroteWashington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler, who awarded Clinton the maximum four “Pinocchios” for her whopper. “This allows her to skate past the more... Read more

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