In addition to the elementary math error, the president’s tweets attacked CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, the Washington Post and the New York Times as “fake news.”
Kurt Andersen and Lawrence O’Donnell discuss Donald Trump’s many lies in office and a new poll that shows only 36% now view the American president as “honest” – which comes as the Trump White House has decided to pick a fight with the press corps.
Rachel Maddow relays a description of Russia’s state-run VEB bank as not being a bank in the traditional way, making Jared Kushner’s meeting with the chairman of that bank during the Trump transition all the weirder.
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the murder conviction of a Massachusetts man in the killing of his ex-girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, who came to be known as Baby Doe (all times local):
The White House warned strongman Bashar Assad that his regime would pay heavily for the slaughter of civilians.
The Senate health care bill would cause 22 million more people to be uninsured by 2026 than under current law, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office announced Monday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have taken years to resolve.
A superstitious passenger delayed a flight from Shanghai for several hours Tuesday after throwing coins at the plane’s engine for good luck, Chinese officials said. The elderly woman was detained by police at Shanghai Pudong International Airport following the bizarre incident, forcing nearly 150 passengers to be evacuated from the plane bound for Guangzhou in southern China. The 80-year-old threw nine coins at an engine of China Southern Airlines flight CZ380 as she was boarding on the tarmac.
A warning sign in Anchorage, Alaska, after a 16-year-old runner was recently killed by a black bear. There have only been six fatal bear attacks in the state in 130 years. Alaska is experiencing a spate of bear attacks, with four people attacked in less than a week, resulting in two fatalities.
The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.