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Alternative Fact of the Week: Truth is swampier than fiction

Alternative Fact of the Week: Truth is swampier than fiction

Our view: This week’s most scandalous admission took place when Mick Mulvaney told the truth

As dedicated as the Trump administration may be to prevarication — various national media outlets have President Donald Trump producing lies at a five- or six-lies-a-day clip his first full year in office — there are moments when the truth emerges with dazzling clarity. That’s why our regular chronicling of alternative facts must this week cede to an astonishing act of actual fact-telling by a member of the administration. None other than Office of Management and Budget head Mick...

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