Ever since Donald Trump announced he was running for president in 2015, reporters have struggled to figure out how to address his exaggerations, insinuations, spins, misinformation, and outright lies. All of the above came to a head during his speech on Wednesday night in Iowa, and in her coverage of the event, The New York Times' Maggie Haberman refreshingly did not tip-toe around calling Trump out when he was wrong.
And he was wrong a fair bit:
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Haberman added that Trump, in a moment of apparent self-awareness, "tried to catch himself at one point, saying, 'I have to be a little careful, because they'll say, 'He lied!'" Read Haberman's full coverage of the event here. Jeva Lange