Protesters Block Entrance to Trump Inauguration Checkpoint in Washington D.C.


Anti-Trump protesters locked arms at an inaugural checkpoint chanting “This checkpoint is closed!” and “Go another way!”

NBC’s Chuck Todd fixated on the admittedly petty argument of crowd size at the 2017 inauguration, arguing that Press Secretary Sean Spicer uttered falsehoods, while Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway argued that “alternative facts” referred to unprovable estimates of crowd size, not falsehoods.


Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President, tells Chuck Todd that the Press Secretary used ‘alternative facts’ in his first statement to the Press Corps.




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Fox News political panel weighs in on the Trump administration’s relationship with the press.


CNN flashed back to a January 4, 2017, interview with David Axelrod, then in-coming White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he could not do his job if he had to lie because it would hurt his credibility with the press.


CNN provides comparison of aerial shots of the National Mall during Trump’s inauguration in 2017 and Obama’s inauguration in 2013.


Vox: President Donald Trump boasted his inauguration would have an “unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout.” Here we compare what the crowds looked like on the Washington, D.C. mall in 2009 and in 2017.