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FactCheck.org Exposes Series of Lies in Donald’s News Conference

The full analysis by FactCheck.org follows…

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Majority Think Trump Will Be too Impulsive as President

58%

Of Americans think that Donald Trump will be too impulsive, while 34% think he will be about right and just 4% think he will be too cautious in his decision-making when it comes to important decisions, according to a new Pew Research survey. Meanwhile, as confirmation hearings for Trump’s cabinet nominees begin, 41% say they approve of his cabinet choices and other high-level appointees, while 49% say that they disapprove.

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More Americans Think Trump Will Be Worse Than Obama as President

45%

Of American voters think Donald Trump will be a worse president than Barack Obama, while 34% say he will be a better president and 15% say he will be about the same, according to a new Quinnipiac poll. Voters disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president-elect, 51% to 37%.

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An Important Message for Smart People Who Voted for Donald

If you voted for Donald and you’re beginning to think you may have made a mistake, this video from Keith Olbermann contains important information for you. In it,

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Poll: Majority Uncertain or Pessimistic about Donald’s Prospects

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NBC News:

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds 54 percent of adults saying that they are either uncertain (25 percent) or pessimistic and worried (29 percent) about how Trump will perform during his presidency, compared with 45 percent with either an optimistic and confident view (22 percent) or a satisfied and hopeful view (23 percent).

That’s a significantly worse outlook than Americans expressed after the elections of both Barack Obama and George W. Bush. A combined 66 percent were either optimistic or hopeful about Obama in January 2009, according to the same poll, while 59 percent were optimistic or hopeful about George W. Bush in January 2001.

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Trump’s Doctor: If He Dies, He Dies

If something happens to him, then it happens to him. It’s like all the rest of us, no? That’s why we have a vice president and a speaker of the House and a whole line of people. They can just keep dying.

— Dr. Harold Bornstein — who declared during the campaign that Donald Trump would be the healthiest president in history — telling Stat he isn’t particularly worried about what the stress of the job might mean for the nation’s oldest president.

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Most Expect Changes from Trump — But Not Necessarily the Right Kind of Change

68%

Of Americans believe Mr. Trump will change the way business is conducted in Washington, but one-third of that group—or about 20% of all adults—believe it will be the wrong kind of change, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. Including the 32% who said business will continue as usual in Washington, more than half of Americans believe Mr. Trump will effect the wrong kind of change or none at all.

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Romney Wouldn’t Apologize to Trump, Hence, No Cabinet Post

As President-elect Donald Trump considered Mitt Romney for secretary of state, Trump wanted one thing Romney wouldn’t give him: an apology. .. Trump personally saw it in business deal terms: He would get the mea culpa he sought from Romney; Romney would get the job he covets. But Romney — who titled his own book No Apology — declined. … He offered forward-looking praise for Trump — starting with the President-elect’s election-night speech. But he wouldn’t go backward and retract his words from the campaign.

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A Quarter of Clinton Voters Were ‘Reluctant’

24%


Of Hillary Clinton voters said they were “reluctant” in their vote as compared to just 20% of Donald Trump voters, according to a new George Washington University Battleground Poll. Meanwhile, 75% of Clinton voters said they were “definite” in their decision to vote for her, while 79% of Trump supporters said the same.

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Most Favor Trump’s Carrier Deal

60%

Of voters overwhelmingly view President-elect Donald Trump’s negotiations with Carrier — which resulted in about 800 manufacturing jobs remaining in Indiana rather than moving to Mexico — as an appropriate use of presidential prerogative, according to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll.