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True Lies: Kellyanne on Presidential Prevarication


One of the most basic rules when responding to media questions is: don’t repeat negative words included in questions.

And one of the most egregious examples of what NOT to do was just provided by White House official Kellyanne Conway who on July 23rd was on CNN’s Reliable Sources and was asked about President Trump’s “lying.” The textbook answer would be something along the lines of: “The President is an honest man.”

Instead, Kellyanne repeated the “L” word — and what’s worse said: “He doesn’t think he is lying about those issues and you know it.” Ouch.

Check out the video here:

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