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Monday, May 29, 2017
Craig Harrington
Trump

Yes, Trump Budget Would Cut Social Security (And Violate His Promise)

A number of usually reliable reporters were duped by White House spin that President Donald Trump’s draconian budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 to slash spending for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) was not a violation of his major campaign pledge to protect Social Security from cuts.

May 24, 2017
stephen moore

Former Economics Adviser Reveals Trump Lied About Medicaid

Discredited right-wing economic pundit and former Trump campaign economic adviser Stephen Moore accidentally let slip that gutting the Medicaid program “was central” to President Donald Trump’s plan to repeal Obamacare, despite the president’s repeated assertions that he would not touch the program.

May 8, 2017
jobs

Fox News Retools Misleading Jobs Report Spin One Last Time

The generally positive outlook on the economy portrayed by these journalists, economists, and other experts was once again absent at Fox News, which painted the report as another example of the president’s failing policies.

January 7, 2017
Trump, Twitter

Trump Drives Misleading News Coverage 140 Characters At A Time

Since his victory, Donald Trump has used his Twitter account to generate positive news about himself across the spectrum of media platforms, implanting misleading narratives about his business and economic acumen into national news.

December 12, 2016
Paul Ryan medicare

Evening News Virtually Ignores Paul Ryan’s Medicare Privatization Plan

Ryan’s specific charge that Medicare is “broke” because of the ACA is completely wrong. President Obama’s health care reform law greatly improved Medicare’s long-term finances and extended the hospital insurance trust fund’s solvency by 11 years.

November 28, 2016