Jake Tapper interviews Senator Roy Blunt on President Trump's many falsehoods.

By Michael Gordon
05/12/2018 • 12:00 AM EST

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: minimizationsee definition - characterizing something that you don't want to address as trivial or insignificant, in order to shift the focus away from it and onto "more important" things.
: Blunt trivializes Trump's use of falsehoods, in light of other things he believes people are more concerned about.
: minimizationsee definition - characterizing something that you don't want to address as trivial or insignificant, in order to shift the focus away from it and onto "more important" things.
: Blunt trivializes Trump's lack of honesty with the public, in light of all the great things he feels Trump is getting done.
: minimizationsee definition - characterizing something that you don't want to address as trivial or insignificant, in order to shift the focus away from it and onto "more important" things.
: Blunt trivializes Trump's tendency to either mislead the public or "not have all the facts," when taking into account how accessible he is to the press.

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References
1. "President Trump has made 9,014 false or misleading claims over 773 days". The Washington Post. Published: March 04, 2019.