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Trump's Lies Threaten Presidential Credibility

A Wall Street Journal op-ed is  worried about Donald Trump's credibility. It claims Trump is doing his Presidency harm -- filling it with an endless stream of exaggerations, evidence-free accusations, implausible denials and other falsehoods.

The latest example: He won't refute his Saturday morning tweet of three weeks ago that he had “found out that [Barack] Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower-- though the FBI, along with other intelligence agencies, claim there is no evidence for the claim.

Then press secreatary Sean Spicer quoted an unchecked Fox News commentator to insist the British were hired to bug Trump, causing friction with a key ally. FBI director James Comey even confirming the agency is investigating ties between the Trump election campaign and Russia.

As the WSJ noted: "...if he doesn’t show more respect for the truth most Americans may conclude he’s a fake President."



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