Trump made 45 false or misleading claims in a single 45-minute Sean Hannity interview

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The rate at which President Trump makes false or misleading statements continues to rise — especially when he gets on the phone with Sean Hannity.

Trump has now made more than 10,000 false or misleading claims during his presidency, The Washington Post's fact checker said on Monday. This unfortunate milestone comes after a particularly prolific week for Trump: During a 45-minute interview with Hannity on April 25, he racked up 45 false or misleading claims. This was the conversation during which Trump said, among other things, that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation was "an attempted overthrow of the United States government."

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