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News media hesitate to use ‘lie’ for Trump’s misstatements

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has been accused of dishonesty, spreading falsehoods, misrepresenting facts, distorting news, passing on inaccuracies and being loose with the truth. But does he lie? It's a loaded word, and some Trump critics believe major news organizations are too timid to use it. The Washington Post, which has documented more ...