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Back in July 2018, President Donald Trump infamously told a VFW gathering not to believe what they witness. Trump said:

"Just remember: What you're seeing and what you're reading is not what's happening."

The President's Director of the National Economic Council (NEC)—former CNBC host Larry Kudlow—had a similar moment in a live interview with CNN's Brianna Keilar on Sunday morning's State of the Union show.

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Monday morning The Washington Post marked a milestone for the Trump administration, or more specifically President Donald Trump. And George Conway, husband of Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway made certain to congratulate him on Twitter.

It began with a tweet by The Washington Post stating:

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Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway—the person who created the phrase "alternative facts" to explain away President Donald Trump's lies about his inauguration crowd size—did the same tap dance with the Mueller report on Sunday.

In an appearance on ABC's This Week, Conway claimed her boss was correct to claim the Mueller report provided complete exoneration for Trump.

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US President Donald Trump talks to reporters prior to boarding Marine One as he departs the White House in Washington, DC on December 8, 2018. (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Speculation runs rampant every year over who will be named TIME magazine's Person of the Year. Every year since becoming President, Donald Trump tries to make the case for why it should be him.

But this year's recipients are a group the President referred to as the "enemy of the people" more than once throughout the year. Specifically, TIME magazine honored journalists jailed, attacked or killed in the name of their profession.

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US President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, on June 8, 2018. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

If you’ve ever wondered why your in-laws continue to believe the earth is flat and climate change is a hoax, scientists may have found the answer — and it has nothing to do with intelligence.

A group of developmental psychologists from the University of Rochester and UC Berkeley discovered that feedback trumps (no pun intended) facts and physical evidence when it comes to beliefs and decision making.

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One of the buzzwords in the American psyche since the election of Donald Trump has been “fake news.” Pretty much any report that contains facts that paint Trump and his administration in an unflattering light is later tweeted out by POTUS as “fake,” a convenient way to discredit journalists and take media scrutiny off himself.

But what exactly is fake news? According to a group of scientists who published their thoughts in response to a new study in the journal Science, it is “fabricated information that mimics news media content in form but not in organizational process or intent.” They add that fake news outlets often lack editorial processes that safeguard accuracy and credibility.

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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 20: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders conducts a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House March 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. Sanders was asked about President Donald Trump's congratulatory call to President Vladimir Putin after he won the Russian election. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

During a White House press briefing on Tuesday afternoon, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that "the citizenship question has been included in every census since 1965." Her statement is completely untrue, another "alternative fact."

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