The news media has its hands full with President Trump’s lies.

The Trump Presidency Offers a Lie for Every Occasion

The Trump Presidency Offers a Lie for Every Occasion

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
July 24 2018 9:32 PM

The BS! It’s Everywhere!  

President Trump lies even when it’s not in his interest.

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President Trump returns from Kansas City, Missouri, to the White House on Tuesday.

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In the Spiel, keeping track of Trump’s bullshit claims is truly God’s work.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.